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October 20, 2020

China Threatens Hostage Diplomacy

John David

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 28, 2020

Cracking Down on Illegal Ties to China

John David

UPDATED: We’re tracking American professors, higher ed administrators, students, and government researchers who have been investigated or charged for illegal ties to China.

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August 25, 2020

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

John David

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

John David

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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June 16, 2020

New NIH Report Shows Rampant Chinese Funding in American Research

John David

Nearly 200 scientists are under investigation by the National Institutes of Health—over 90% of them have received funding from the Chinese Communist Party.

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June 2, 2020

Questioning Ties to China

Rachelle Peterson

For years the Chinese government has worked to co-opt American students, scholars, and institutions of higher education. It's high time our government takes action.

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May 26, 2020

A Thousand and One Fraudsters

John David

A recent slew of Thousand Talents Program-related charges underscores the question: Just how many of these traitorous researchers are still in American higher education?

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February 14, 2020

Harvard Professor Accused of Selling Out to China

John David

Chemistry Chair Charles Lieber is accused of lying to the FBI regarding his participation in the Thousand Talents Program, a "talent-recruitment agency" run by the Chinese Communist Party.

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