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China & the US: Safeguarding Open Research Against Authoritarian Rivals


Distinguished Research Fellow, Glenn Tiffert, warns that the Chinese government strategically exploits the openness of American scientific research to advance its own interests, oftentimes at odds with those of the United States.  Intellectual property theft and exposure of state secrets are a significant concern.  Rather than enact broad restrictions against working with China, however, the United States must remain an open society and, instead, be more thorough in vetting its partners and use data-based risk assessments to secure the integrity of our research.

Learn More about China's Global Sharp Power Project from The Hoover Institution here!


Check Out More from Glenn Tiffert:

  • Read "How China Wields its "Sharp Power"" by Glenn Tiffert.  Available here.
  • Watch "Countering China's Malign Influence Operations in the United States" (Congressional Testimony) from Glenn Tiffert.  Available here.

Check Out More on China from PolicyEd:

  • Watch "Changing the Narrative Between America and China" from Zachary Shore here.
  • Watch "The United States and China:  A Different Kind of Superpower Competition" from Larry Diamond here.
  • Watch "Deterrence by Denial: The Taiwanese Example" from Gen. H.R. McMaster here.