Yuichiro Kakutani

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China-Backed Student Group Pressures Cornell on Educational Partnership

Washington Free Beacon A student group backed by the Chinese embassy is pressuring Cornell University to ignore faculty and student opposition and push forward with a…

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Chinese Propagandists Tout NYT Columnist Thomas Friedman’s Comments

Washington Free Beacon Chinese state media are trumpeting New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman’s China-friendly comments, the latest example of the Gray Lady’s ties to…

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Cornell Professors Overwhelmingly Reject China Partnership

Washington Free Beacon Cornell University professors voted overwhelmingly to reject the university’s proposal for a joint degree program bankrolled by the Chinese government. The Cornell…

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Cornell Students Call to Halt China Partnership

Washington Free Beacon Cornell’s student assembly unanimously demanded that the university “halt” plans for a new joint degree program funded by the Chinese government, a…

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China-Backed Confucius Institute Rebrands to Avoid Scrutiny

Washington Free Beacon The China-backed Confucius Institute is rebranding to avoid public scrutiny into its work disseminating propaganda to thousands of American students.  United States…

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Cornell Faculty Revolt Against China Partnership

Washington Free Beacon A joint degree program bankrolled by the Chinese government is causing an uproar among Cornell University professors, prompting soul searching at the…

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Dem Congressman Who Pushed China Divestment Kept His Own Chinese Investments

Washington Free Beacon A Democratic congressman who pushed for U.S. divestment from China failed to get rid of his own investments in the authoritarian country.…

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Reflections on Becoming a U.S. Citizen

Washington Free Beacon We were to board at 11 a.m. Tokyo time, just my parents and me, a three-year-old child. After 13 hours in the…

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Biden State Department Nominee Is a Defender of China Propaganda Program

Washington Free Beacon A top State Department nominee is a defender of the Confucius Institute, a Chinese government program that disseminates pro-Beijing propaganda on American…

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Wuhan Lab Kept NIH Funding Despite Trump Crackdown

Washington Free Beacon Federal records show the U.S. government is partnering with the Wuhan Institute of Virology even though the Trump administration pledged to ban…

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