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March 31, 2021

China's Confucius Institutes Might Be Closing, But They Succeeded

Rachelle Peterson

The United States is headed toward a post-Confucius Institute world. The CCP knows that and is prepared. Meanwhile, Chinese government influence is appearing under new guises.

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March 23, 2021

Confucius Institutes Get a Makeover

David Acevedo

The Chinese Communist Party is rebranding Confucius Institutes, an evasive ploy meant to avoid the public eye and continue exerting its soft power on American campuses.

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February 18, 2021

Cracking Down on Illegal Ties to China

David Acevedo

UPDATED 2/18/21: A repository of 46 professors, higher ed administrators, students, and government researchers in America who have been investigated or charged for illegal ties to China.

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February 2, 2021

President Biden and Foreign Influence in Higher Ed

David Acevedo

In a new article for The Federalist, Rachelle Peterson enumerates the specific dangers coming from the CCP and offers to the Biden administration five recommendations for continued reforms.

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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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