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Plan to restore defence funding to US universities with China centres

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National Academies make recommendations for how Confucius Institute hosts could receive Department of Defense funds

Universities hosting Chinese Confucius Institutes could become eligible for public defence funding under proposals set out by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

A report published by the National Academies on 10 January gives a series of recommendations for managing the institutes with regards to protecting academic freedom on campus.

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