Newt’s World: Episode 88: China’s Investment in U.S. Universities – Part 1

Millions of dollars have been donated to U.S. universities from China and the Chinese Communist Party.  Many of these donations lack transparency and reporting. Some of the most high profile cases have involved universities based in Massachusetts.  Newt’s guest is Andrew Lelling, U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.


Guest: Andrew Lelling

Andrew Lelling says Arrests Will Cause Academia to take China Threat Seriously – Boston Globe

U.S. Prosecutor Leading China Probe Explains Effort that Led to Charges Against Harvard Chemist – Science Magazine

China’s Risk to Universities

China: The Risk to Academia – FBI

Chinese Influence & American Interests: Promoting Constructive Vigilance – Hoover Institute

How China Infiltrated U.S. Classrooms – Politico

Harvard University Professor Charged

Harvard University Professor and Two Chinese Nationals Charged in Three Separate China Related Cases – FBI

The Arrest of a Harvard Professor – The Harvard Crimson

Grand jury indicts Harvard prof for lying about China funding – Politico

U.S. Accuses Harvard Scientist of Concealing Chinese Funding – The New York Times

Remarks Delivered by FBI Boston Division Special Agent in Charge Joseph R. Bonavolonta Announcing Charges Against Harvard University Professor and Two Chinese Nationals – FBI

City of Spies – Boston Magazine

Inside DOJ’s nationwide effort to take on China – Politico