April 14, 2021
Updated 4/14/2021: 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.
March 31, 2021
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.
March 23, 2021
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.
January 9, 2021
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.
December 22, 2020
The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 is on the president's desk, but its restrictions on Confucius Institutes don't go nearly far enough.
November 20, 2020
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.
October 30, 2020
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.
September 15, 2020
In NAS's new report, Senior Fellow Rachelle Peterson examines the deep-seated, longstanding ties between the College Board and the Chinese Communist Party.
August 24, 2020
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.
July 23, 2020
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.