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January 15, 2021

Cracking Down on Illegal Ties to China

David Acevedo

UPDATED 1/15/21: A repository of 43 American professors, higher ed administrators, students, and government researchers who have been investigated or charged for illegal ties to China.

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January 9, 2021

Turning a Blind Eye to Chinese Malfeasance Does Not Advance Justice

David Acevedo

An open letter from three organizations to President-elect Biden urges him to end the DoJ's China Initiative, denouncing it as racist. This will lead to less justice, not more.

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November 25, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving from NAS!

David Acevedo

Even in this rollercoaster of a year, there is still much for which we may be thankful. Here are our top five encouraging higher ed developments from 2020.

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November 20, 2020

U.S. Education Reform is Necessary for International Security

David Acevedo

The State Department has released a new report titled "The Elements of the China Challenge," which examines the global threats posed by the CCP and sets forth goals to counteract it.

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October 30, 2020

Senators Question the College Board About Ties to China

Rachelle Peterson

Seven U.S. senators, led by Marsha Blackburn, have mailed a letter to College Board CEO David Coleman, asking him to explain his organization’s close ties to the Chinese Communist Party.

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October 20, 2020

China Threatens Hostage Diplomacy

David Acevedo

China has officially upped the ante, warning that it may begin detaining Americans as retaliation for U.S. actions against Chinese influence.

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August 25, 2020

Hunting the Phoenix: New Report Uncovers 600 Chinese “Talent-Recruitment Stations”

David Acevedo

New research by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute reveals the inner workings of China's international "talent-recruitment" scheme. America is by far its biggest target.

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July 23, 2020

China is Rebranding Its Confucius Institutes

Rachelle Peterson

In response to national criticism of Confucius Institutes, China plans to obscure their operations by renaming the Hanban and spreading out oversight across several organizations.

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July 22, 2020

China Infiltrates American Institutions from Within

Leah Thomas

China has targeted American universities using several approaches, but fortunately we are starting to wake up to this reality.

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June 30, 2020

Senate Takes Aim at Confucius Institutes

David Acevedo

The Senate has passed the CONFUCIUS Act, a bipartisan bill designed to protect academic freedom and curb the Chinese Communist Party's influence within American Confucius Institutes.

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