Relevant Media Articles

The following list was extracted from Committee of 100 webpage.

There has been extensive media coverage on the issue of espionage and scientific research from the press as well as the implications it has on research, academia, business, and the Chinese American community. C100 has compiled an ongoing list of media articles relevant to these issues. Since the start of 2019, we have found nearly 150 reports.

  1. The Chinese Threat That’s Hiding in Plain Sight  (September 12, 2019 | The Bulwark)
  2. U.S. academics, make sure you know the rules about foreign funding and affiliations  (September 11, 2019 | Science Mag)
  3. Pendulum US China Swinging Again by John Pomfret (September 11, 2019 | The Washington Post)
  4. For Washington, Russian And China Tech Spies Suddenly Everywhere by Kenneth Rapoza (September 10, 2019 | Forbes)
  5. U.S. charges Chinese professor in latest shot at Huawei (September 10, 2019 | Reuters)
  6. An Alaska Airlines employee yelled at passengers to evacuate over Labor Day weekend. The men at the center of the false alarm believe the event was racially charged. (September 9, 2019 | Business Insider)
  7. Nine Chinese Arizona State University students detained at LAX and sent back. ASU demands answers (September 5, 2019 | LA Times)
  8. Trump’s Twitter Diplomacy with China is no substitute for clear Policy (September 5, 2019 | Washington Post)
  9. Next Up In China Trade War: Biotech Purge? (September 4, 2019 | Forbes)
  10. Visas Revoked at the Border Put a New Dent in American Higher Ed’s Image Abroad (September 4, 2019 | Chronicle of Higher Ed)
  11. China and industrial theft: What U.S. history says about trade wars  (September 4, 2019 | Christian Science Monitor)
  12. Chinese scientists came to the U.S. to pursue their dreams. Under tighter scrutiny, many are returning home (September 3, 2019 | Stat News)
  13. Book reveals how Chinese intelligence steals U.S. tech secrets to dominate world (September 3, 2019 | Washington Times)
  14. American Minorities and Our Foreign Cousins (September 3, 2019 | Diverse Education)
  15. Panic at Newark Airport terminal after airline worker’s evacuation order sends travelers running (September 3, 2019 | CNBC)
  16. Arizona State University students denied entry to US over alleged academic fraud (August 30, 2019 | CNBC)
  17. 9 Arizona State students from China detained at LA airport, denied admission to U.S. (August 30, 2019 | ABC Local News)
  18. International Students Face Hurdles Under Trump Administration Policy (August 28, 2019 | USA Today)
  19. Fearing a new ‘red scare’ atmosphere, activists and lawmakers fight targeting of Chinese-Americans  (August 27, 2019 | SCMP)
  20. China’s Spies Are on the Offensive (August 26, 2019 | The Atlantic)
  21. FBI Is ‘Harassing’ Some Chinese Citizens Says Academic Group (August 26, 2019 | Cincinati Public Radio News)
  22. Exclusive: US ploy to charge Chinese scientists with espionage (August 25, 2019 | Global Times)
  23. UCSD Eye Doctor Resigns After Investigation into Ties with China (August 23, 2019 | The Scientist)
  24. US pharmaceutical chiefs and scientists back Chinese researchers living in ‘climate of fear’ (August 22, 2019 | SCMP)
  25. US charges Kansas researcher Feng ‘Franklin’ Tao over ties to Chinese university (August 22, 2019 | Reuters)
  26. Biotech leaders speak out against dismissals of Chinese scientists (August 22, 2019 | Fierce Biotech)
  27. Academic espionage’: China suspected of flooding U.S. with students to access sensitive programs (August 22, 2019 | Washington Times)
  28. US student visa policies encourage Chinese spying, expert says (August 21, 2019 | The BL)
  29. University crisis talks as China fears grow (August 21, 2019 | Financial Review)
  30. U.S. Says Scientist Hid Job in China. Web Search Tells Otherwise (August 21, 2019 | Bloomberg)
  31. Chinese scientists and US leadership in the life sciences (August 21, 2019 | Bioengineering)
  32. How U.S. Foreign Student and Exchange Visitor Policies Undercut National Security (August 20, 2019 | Center for Immigration Studies)
  33. Spy 101: China ‘encourages’ its students in US to steal defense and trade secrets (August 20, 2019 | Washington Examiner)
  34. Diseases Have No Borders, Neither Should Research! (August 15, 2019 | Cell)
  35. Miami universities buck trend, add Chinese students (August 13, 2019 | Miami Today)
  36. Concerns About Monitoring of Chinese Students and Scholars (August 12, 2019 | Insider Higher Ed)
  37. U.S. groups urge restraint in investigating academic espionage by China (August 12, 2019 | Science Mag)
  38. US academics condemn ‘racial profiling’ of Chinese students and scholars over spying fears (August 12, 2019 | SCMP)
  39. Academia to FBI on Monitoring Chinese Scientists: “Tread Carefully” (August 12, 2019 | The Scientist)
  40. Chinese researcher? Good luck scoring a US visa (August 10, 2019 | Inkstone)
  41. U.S. universities confront a security storm in Congress (August 9, 2019 | Science Mag)
  42. Chinese students and US universities become pawns in the trade war (August 7, 2019 | Nikkei Asian Review)
  43. U.S. Authorities Target Chinese Cancer Scientists for Espionage (August 6, 2019 | Enago)
  44. FBI Questions Graduates of Chinese Master’s Program (August 5, 2019 | Insider Higher Ed)
  45. U.S. suspicions rankle Chinese scientists (August 2, 2019 | Science Mag)
  46. How Should the U.S. Government Treat Chinese Students in America? (August 1, 2019 | Chinafile)
  47. American Graduates Of China’s Yenching Academy Are Being Questioned By The FBI (August 1, 2019 | NPR)
  48. US-China tech war shrouded by ‘new red scare’ as Donald Trump cracks down on IP theft (August 1, 2019 | SCMP)
  49. A Welcome Message, or a Warning? (July 31, 2019 | Insider Higher Ed)
  50. China’s scientists alarmed, bewildered by growing anti-Chinese sentiment in the United States (July 31, 2019 | Science Mag)
  51. Chinese students are welcome in America, US education official Marie Royce says, calling China’s negative reports propaganda (July 31, 2019 | SCMP)
  52. Congress to China: ‘Stop Stealing Our Stuff’ (July 26, 2019 | Foreign Policy)
  53. Trial of Houston businessman stirs debate over U.S. crackdown on China’s economic espionage (July 26, 2019 | Wash Post)
  54. FBI Director Christopher Wray says China is America’s biggest espionage threat (July 23, 2019 | NYPost)
  55. The US Scare Campaign Against China (July 23, 2019 | The Diplomat)
  56. Is it police work or racial profiling? U.S. crackdown puts Chinese scholars on edge (July 22, 2019 | LA Times)
  57. Trump is cracking down on China. Now UC campuses are paying the price (July 22, 2019 | LA Times)
  58. A New Red Scare Is Reshaping Washington (July 20, 2019 | NY Times)
  59. America’s Obsession With Chinese Spying Is Hurting Innocent People (July 19, 2019 | Diplomat)
  60. U.S. Targeting of Chinese Scientists Fuels a Brain Drain (July 18, 2019 | Bloomberg)
  61. Peter Thiel and Steve Bannon fuel a new Yellow Peril over Google and China (July 17, 2019 | The Guardian)
  62. Chinese researchers stripped of security clearance at Canada lab for deadly human diseases (July 16, 2019 | Telegraph UK)
  63. Attacking Chinese on Our Campuses Only Hurts America (July 15, 2019 | Insider Higher Ed)
  64. Chinese researcher escorted from infectious disease lab amid RCMP investigation Social Sharing (July 14, 2019 | CBC)
  65. Impact of Chinese students in U.S. (July 14, 2019 | NBC News)
  66. Universities Under Pressure as Lawmakers Push Research Security (July 12, 2019 | AIP)
  67. No clear answers: Yes, recent actions against Chinese American scientists do pose a threat – but maybe those official concerns about espionage are valid too (July 11, 2019 | Endpoint News)
  68. Chinese students’ applications to UK universities up by 30% (July 10, 2019 | Guardian)
  69. Elias Zerhouni: Fear of ‘targeted discrimination’ against Chinese-American scientists threatens an exodus of talent. What do you think? (July 10, 2019 | Endpoint News)
  70. Chinese Scientists facing greater scrutiny by United States (July 8, 2019 | Boston Globe)
  71. Former NIH chief defends dismissed Chinese scientists (July 8, 2019 | China Daily)
  72. Fear mounts that Chinese-American scientists are being targeted amid US national security crackdown (July 3, 2019 | SCMP)
  73. The New Yellow Peril? (July 3, 2019 | SupChina)
  74. Peter Thiel’s unfounded claim about Chinese spies at Google is scary rhetoric that should remind us of what Asia bashing can lead to in the US (July 2, 2019 | Business Insider)
  75. ‘Psychological fear’: MIT scientists of Chinese origin protest toxic US climate (July 2, 2019 | Nature)
  76. U.S. Government Profiling Ethnic Chinese Scientists (July 1, 2019 | Committee of Concerned Scientist)
  77. Newt Gingrich: Some Chinese students at US colleges are Chinese spies (June 30, 2019 | Fox)
  78. More Scientists Dismissed for Undisclosed Foreign Ties, Says NIH (June 28, 2019 | The Scientist)
  79. MIT Leader Warns of ‘Toxic Atmosphere’ for Chinese Researchers (June 27, 2019 | Insider Higher Ed)
  80. University leaders fear curbs on free flow of scholars (June 27, 2019 | University World News)
  81. NIH probe of foreign ties has led to undisclosed firings—and refunds from institutions (June 26, 2019 | Science Mag)
  82. Researching While Chinese (June 25, 2019 | Science Mag)
  83. Fearmongering about China diminishes American life sciences competitiveness (June 21, 2019 | Biocentury)
  84. Op-ed Targeting Chinese students and entrepreneurs in the U.S.is the wrong way to battle Beijing (June 20, 2019 | LA Times)
  85. Bills Target Academic Espionage (June 19, 2019 | Insider Higher Ed)
  86. Trump Administration Wrongfully Brands Chinese Scientists as Spies, Hindering Scientific Progress (June 19, 2019 | Union of Concerned Scientists)
  87. Science suffers collateral damage as US, China tensions rise (June 18, 2019 | AFP, Yahoo News)
  88. Chinese College Students Being Forced to Spy on US (June 18, 2019 | VOA)
  89. Has The U.S. Gone Too Far In Restricting Chinese Scientists And Engineers? (June 17, 2019 | Forbes)
  90. The Real Reason Trump Wants To Ban Chinese College Students (June 14, 2019 | Forbes)
  91. The U.S. Is Purging Chinese Cancer Researchers From Top Institutions (June 13, 2019 | Bloomberg)
  92. Why Trump’s clampdown on academia is forcing many Chinese researchers into a difficult corner (June 13, 2019 | SCMP)
  93. US will regret persecuting Chinese scientists (June 7, 2019 | Asia Times)
  94. US-China Tensions Leave Some Researchers on Edge (June 7, 2019 | The Scientist)
  95. China warns students: Be careful if studying in the US (June 4, 2019 | CNN)
  96. U.S. lawmakers prep bills targeting China spy threat on campus (June 4, 2019 | Reuters)
  97. Universities brace decline in Chinese students after Beijing warning (June 4, 2019 | SCMP)
  98. Trump’s Next Trade War Target: Chinese Students at Elite Schools (June 3, 2019 | Bloomberg)
  99. China Is Warning Its Students About Going to College in America. Here’s Why That Matters (June 3, 2019 | Chronicle of Higher Ed)
  100. Chinese American scientists uneasy amid crackdown on foreign influence (June 3, 2019 | Nature)
  101. How University Research Landed on the Front Lines of the Fight With China (May 31, 2019 | Chronicle of Higher Ed)
  102. Bipartisan bill would create forum for discussing how to counter U.S. academic espionage (May 30, 2019 | Science Mag)
  103. ‘I was shocked’: Controversy brews at Emory after prominent Chinese neuroscientists are ousted over disclosure issues (May 28, 2019 | Endpoint News)
  104. Trade war turning Chinese students off the US, with many opting for UK, Canada and Australia, says payments firm (May 28, 2019 | SCMP)
  105. Scientist hits back at US university over ‘unusual and abrupt’ sacking in China funding ties case (May 28, 2019 | SCMP)
  106. How are Chinese students being affected by the US-China trade war? (May 28, 2019 | Study International)
  107. Former LANL scientist charged with lying (May 24, 2019 | Abq Journal)
  108. NEW FINDINGS: 2 Emory researchers didn’t disclose Chinese funding, ties (May 23, 2019 | AJC)
  109. 2 More Faculty Members Lose Their Jobs Over Contacts With China (May 23, 2019 | Chronicle of Higher Ed)
  110. Universities Aren’t Ready for Trade War Casualties (May 19, 2019 | Foreign Policy)
  111. For a growing number of Chinese students, the doors to America are closing (April 30, 2019 | SCMP)
  112. Chinese Students, Scholars Report Visa Delays (April 26, 2019 | Insider Higher Ed)
  113. Visas Are The Newest Weapon In U.S.-China Rivalry (April 25, 2019 | NPR)
  114. US urged to safeguard academic freedom (April 23, 2019 | Global Times)
  115. Three Researchers Ousted from MD Anderson (April 22, 2019 | The Scientist)
  116. Exclusive: Major U.S. cancer center ousts ‘Asian’ researchers after NIH flags their foreign ties (April 19, 2019 | Science Mag)
  117. How US–China political tensions are affecting science (April 18, 2019 | Nature)
  118. Science vs. Security (April 16, 2019 | Insider Higher Ed)
  119. F.B.I. Bars Some China Scholars From Visiting U.S. Over Spying Fears (April 14, 2019 | NY Times)
  120. Steve Bannon accuses US firms of selling out amid ‘enslavement of the Chinese people’ (April 10, 2019 | SCMP)
  121. Feds warn: China sending ‘thousands’ of spies to US colleges (April 6, 2019 | Washington Examiner)
  122. Chinese Students in Limbo for Months Waiting for US Visas (April 3, 2019 | Caixin)
  123. Overreaction to China threat could turn into McCarthyite Red Scare, says former US official (March 31, 2019 | SCMP)
  124. Racial profiling harms science (March 22, 2019 | Science Mag)
  125. Chinese-American Scientist Societies Fear Racial Profiling (March 21, 2019 | The Scientist)
  126. Chinese students caught in trade war crossfire urge United States to ease visa curbs (March 8, 2019 | SCMP)
  127. America’s New and senseless red scare (March 8, 2019 | Washington Post)
  128. Chinese physicist hit by US visa delay misses out on collecting prestigious science award (February 28, 2019 | SCMP)
  129. Stay or go? Chinese students in the US are running out of options (February 12, 2019 | Inkstone)
  130. US Government Escalates Opposition to Chinese Talent Recruitment Programs (February 8, 2019 | AIP)
  131. New DOE policies would block many foreign research collaborations (February 8, 2019 | Science Mag)
  132. US intelligence accuses China of using student spies to steal secrets (February 2, 2019 | The Hill)
  133. US intelligence warns China is using student spies to steal secrets (February 1, 2019 | CNN)
  134. Energy Department to Ban Foreign Talent- Recruitment Programs (February 1, 2019 | WSJ)
  135. China mutes volume on Thousand Talents Plan as US spy concerns rise but scientists still covet funding (December 8, 2018 | SCMP)
  136. The Impact of Chinese Espionage on the United States (December 4, 2018 | The Diplomat)
  137. Exclusive: Fearing espionage, U.S. weighs tighter rules on Chinese students (November 29, 2018 | Reuters)
  138. Uncovering Chinese Espionage in the US (November 28, 2018 | The Diplomat)
  139. Political Tensions With China Put Pressure on American Universities’ Research Commitments (November 15, 2018 | Chronicle of Higher Ed)
  140. Number of International Students Coming to US Continues to Drop (November 13, 2018 | Voice of America)
  141. China’s 5 Steps for Recruiting Spies (October 31, 2018 | Wired)
  142. China hides identities of top scientific recruits amidst growing US scrutiny (October 24, 2018 | Nature)
  143. As Trump wars with China, Chinese-Americans are caught in the middle (Semptember 28, 2018 | Inkstone)
  144. A new Chinese spying charge and sharpening rhetoric further poison U.S.-China relations – with no end in sight (September 26, 2018 | LA Times)
  145. The Spy Who Wasn’t (August 26, 2018 | CBS)
  146. Significant and clear’ threat: What Canada’s spy chief says about China behind closed doors (August 13, 2018 | National Post)
  147. Did Trump Call Most Chinese Students Spies? (August 9, 2018 | Insider Higher Ed)
  148. Trump rants behind closed doors with CEOs (August 8, 2018 | Politico)
  149. Trump Uses Dinner with CEOs to claim Chinese students are “spies” (August 8, 2018 | Vanity Fair)
  150. FBI director calls China ‘the broadest, most significant’ threat to the US and says its espionage is active in all 50 states (July 19, 2018 | Business Insider)
  151. US–Chinese trade war puts scientists in the cross hairs (June 22, 2018 | Nature)
  152. China will become a dangerous competitor in science and technology if the US treats it like one (June 20, 2018 | SCMP)
  153. New US Visa Screening Measures Target Chinese Citizens Studying ‘Sensitive’ Subjects (June 13, 2018 | AIP)
  154. Groups Raise Concerns on Chinese Student Visa Limits (May 31, 2018 | Insider Higher Ed)
  155. Who Loses from Restricting Chinese Student Visas? (May 31, 2018 | MacroPolo)
  156. Chinese students say US visa restrictions won’t affect their plans (May 30, 2018 | SCMP)
  157. AP sources: US to impose limits on some Chinese visas (May 29, 2018 | Associated Press)
  158. Advocates seek independent investigation into past firing of Chinese-American scientist (May 23, 2018 | NBC)
  159. Spying charges against Chinese-American scientists spark fears of a witch hunt (May 5, 2018 | SCMP)
  160. US Confronting Threat of Chinese Exploitation of Intellectual Property (May 5, 2018 | AIP)
  161. China Has Spies Across U.S. Universities and FBI Is Constantly Monitoring Them, Director Wray Says (February 14, 2018 | Newsweek)
  162. Study Suggests Asians Most Likely to Be Charged With Espionage (June 13, 2017 | NBC)
  163. Why China is so afraid of Chinese Students in the United States (May 25, 2017 | Washington Post)
  164. Just the Wrong Amount of American (September 11, 2017 | Slate)
  165. Feature: Chinese American Scientist Crosshairs (November 12, 2015 | Science Mag)
  166. Accused of Spying for China, Until She Wasn’t (November 12, 2015 | NY Times)