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September 15, 2020

NAS Publishes New Report: Corrupting the College Board

John David

In NAS's new report, Senior Fellow Rachelle Peterson examines the deep-seated, longstanding ties between the College Board and the Chinese Communist Party.

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September 8, 2020

How Many Confucius Institutes Are in the United States?

National Association of Scholars

UPDATED: We're keeping track of all Confucius Institutes in the United States, including those that remain open, those that closed, and those that have announced their closing.

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August 24, 2020

An Important Step in the Fight to Ban Chinese Confucius Institutes

Rachelle Peterson

Alabama state representative Tommy Hanes has unveiled a draft proposal to ban Confucius Institutes outright, a model we encourage legislators in the rest of the U.S. to follow.

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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 4, 2020

Countering Chinese Soft Power: An Updated Toolkit for Concerned Citizens

Rachelle Peterson

An updated toolkit for citizens concerned about the presence of Confucius Institutes in the United States. Use this toolkit to send letters to college presidents and your government representatives.

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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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