A group of Chinese graduates throw their academic caps into the air after the 2016 commencement ceremony at Columbia University in New York. China’s Ministry of Education said that more than 600,000 Chinese studied abroad in the 2017-18 academic year. Photo: Xinhua
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Are Chinese students in the US a national security threat, or an economic benefit to both countries?

  • David Dodwell says the many Chinese students studying abroad were putting Apec’s ‘earn, learn, return’ model into practice – then US ideologues saw something more sinister at play

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A group of Chinese graduates throw their academic caps into the air after the 2016 commencement ceremony at Columbia University in New York. China’s Ministry of Education said that more than 600,000 Chinese studied abroad in the 2017-18 academic year. Photo: Xinhua
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