November 18, 2019 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

The Science Security Threat

From Inside Higher Ed: At gathering of university research officers, federal agency officials document foreign governments' efforts to persuade scientists to engage in academic espionage.
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November 18, 2019 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

U.S. Struggles to Stem Chinese Efforts to Recruit Scientists

From the WSJ: National security officials say universities are at the leading edge of a plan by Beijing to illicitly gain scientific expertise and leapfrog the technology gap with the West, but prosecutors face challenges proving wrongdoing in court, as new allegations in a criminal case in Kansas underscore.
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November 15, 2019 / China, Government Activity

Annual Report of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission

This Report responds to the Commission's mandate “to monitor, investigate, and report to Congress on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.”
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November 13, 2019 / China, Foreign Influence, Government Activity

NIH Investigates Foreign Influence at U.S. Grantee Institutions

From the National Institutes of Health: NIH has identified more than 100 instances of troubling foreign influence on extramural research, including withholding information about funding sources and conflicts of interests and violating the confidentiality of peer review.
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