China Sneaking ‘Propaganda’ Onto US Campuses Through Confucius Institute: State Department
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Beijing has been spreading Chinese Communist Party propaganda on college campuses throughout the United States via the benign-sounding Confucius Institute for years.
Now, however, the Trump administration is making universities count the cost if they want these ties to continue.
The institute, launched in 2004, describes itself on its website as a nonprofit organization that “promotes the value of global education.”
“We support the teaching and learning of Chinese language and culture in the United States and enable people-to-people exchanges, deepening cross-cultural understanding and language development,” it says.