October 13, 2020
NAS commends the Education and State Depts. for issuing two joint letters urging American education leaders to investigate possible Chinese government influence in their schools.
August 25, 2020
The Athenai Institute has drafted the Action to Halt the Expansion of Neo-Authoritarian Influence Act, a model state bill which would require Confucius Institutes to close by 2021.
August 14, 2020
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has designated the Confucius Institute U.S. Center as a foreign mission of the People’s Republic of China.
June 26, 2020
The U.S. Senate has passed the CONFUCIUS Act, a bipartisan bill designed to curb Chinese government influence on the operation of American Confucius Institutes.
April 6, 2018
NAS congratulates Texas A&M University on the decision to close its Confucius Institute after receiving a bipartisan letter from two Texas Congressmen.
March 22, 2018
The Foreign Influence Transparency Act is a step toward addressing Confucius Institutes.