September 27, 2022

Report: Hijacked

Neetu Arnold

America’s Middle East Studies Centers were originally founded to study the politics, culture, and language of Middle Eastern nations. But our analyses and case studies demonstrate that Middle Ea......

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September 12, 2022

Report: Outsourced to Qatar

Neetu Arnold

This case study reveals how Qatar uses partnerships with American universities to advance its own interests and values. In partnering with Qatar, American universities have invested substantial t......

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June 15, 2022

Report: After Confucius Institutes

Rachelle Peterson, Ian Oxnevad and Flora Yan

Confucius Institutes, once a strategic part of China's overseas influence campaign, have almost disappeared from the United States: 104 of 118 have shut down. But the demise of Confucius Institute......

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August 30, 2020

Report: Corrupting the College Board

Rachelle Peterson

In exchange for generous Chinese government funding, the College Board has given China strategic access to American K-12 education. Since at least 2003, the College Board has sponsored Confucius Insti......

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February 23, 2023

Statement: NAS Statement on Safeguarding American Education from Foreign Influence

National Association of Scholars

The National Association of Scholars recommends policy action to remove foreign influence from American higher education to protect admissions, financial aid, and other educational opportunities for A......

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June 15, 2021

Article: Florida Turns Up the Heat on Foreign Influence

David Acevedo

Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law a pair of bills targeting malign foreign influence in Florida higher education—House Bill 7017 and House Bill 1523.

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February 2, 2021

Article: 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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March 3, 2020

Article: NAS Applauds the Foreign Influence Transparency Act

National Association of Scholars

The Senate has reintroduced a bill to strengthen transparency requirements for colleges and universities receiving donations from foreign sources.

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March 22, 2018

Statement: NAS Statement on Foreign Influence Transparency Act

National Association of Scholars

The Foreign Influence Transparency Act is a step toward addressing Confucius Institutes.

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July 3, 2024

Statement: Education Department Shuts Down Foreign Funds Database

National Association of Scholars

The sudden shutdown of the interactive database on foreign funds sparks questions that are left unanswered by the Education Department. 

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