Archives: Science and Security in the News

8/25/20:  Chinese Diplomats Helped Military Scholars Visiting the U.S. Evade FBI Scrutiny, U.S. Says (Wall Street Journal) 

8/24/20:  Texas professor and NASA researcher arrested on charges related to China’s Talents Program (DOJ Press Release) 

8/20/20:  How China Targets Scientists via Global Network of Recruiting Stations (Wall Street Journal) 

8/19/20:  COVID-19, visas, Trump: International students turning away from US colleges for lots of reasons (USA Today) 

8/14/20:  U.S. Requires Confucius Institute Center to Register as Foreign Mission (New York Times)

8/11/20:  Stanford and Fordham swept up in Education Department investigation into Chinese influence (Washington Examiner)

8/6/20:  Global disputes affect foreign scientists. We need community support (Science)

8/5/20:  US Lawmakers Ask 6 Top Universities to Hand Over Records of Foreign Donations (Voices of America) 

8/4/20:  Trump issues executive orders against TikTok and WeChat, citing national security concerns (Washington Post)

7/31/20:  How DOJ uses legal action to target China over alleged espionage (PBS News Hour) 

7/30/20:  Why are U.S. institutions working with scientists linked to China’s military modernization? (Washington Post, Opinion) 

7/24/20: Visiting Researchers With China Ties Charged With Visa Fraud (Inside Higher Ed)

7/23/20:  Research security bill advances in U.S. Senate despite opposition from research groups (Science)

7/22/20: How to Safeguard American Science (Forbes, APLU President M. Peter McPherson)

7/22/20: Indicted Researcher Accused of Hiding Chinese Military Ties (Inside Higher Ed) 

7/22/20:  China Vows Retaliation After U.S. Shutters Houston Consulate (1) (Bloomberg Law) 

7/16/20:  Protecting U.S. Biomedical Intellectual Innovation (NIH) 


6/12/20:  Fifty-four scientists have lost their jobs as a result of NIH probe into foreign ties (Science)

6/12/20:  Hong Kong’s contentious national security law concerns some academics (Science) 

6/11/20:  Trump Administration Considers Suspending H-1B, Other Visas Through the Fall (Wall Street Journal) 

6/9/20:  A U.S. Secret Weapon in A.I.: Chinese Talent (New York Times) 

6/7/20:  ‘It’s the new Chinese Exclusion Act’: How a Trump order could hurt California universities (LA Times)

6/4/20:  Hackers Target California University Leading Covid Research (1) (Bloomberg Law) 

6/4/20:  Trump seeks to revoke visas of Chinese students with ties to China’s military (Chemistry World)

6/3/20:  Bill Aims to Stop Theft of U.S. University Research by China, Others (Wall Street Journal) 

6/3/20:  The pandemic is challenging China’s breakneck race to the top of science (Nature) 

6/2/20:  Trump Clamps Down on Chinese Grad Students and Researchers (American Institute of Physics)

6/1/20:  Dear America, A Cold War With China Will Be Expensive (Wall Street Journal) 

6/1/20:  Trump Proclamation Bars Entry of Certain Chinese Students (Inside Higher Ed) 

5/28/20:  The Arrest of a Harvard Professor (The Harvard Crimson)

5/27/20: Inside hackers' pivot to medical espionage (Axios)

5/21/20:  City of Spies (Boston Magazine) 

5/20/20:  Universities try to block Congress from accessing documents detailing their ties to China (The College Fix)