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Chiu-Ti Jansen
Opinion

Opinion

Chiu-Ti Jansen

To assuage fear of Chinese scholars, US universities need to set clear rules against espionage and conflict of interest

  • In the current climate of paranoia, it isn’t enough for US higher education institutions to verbally support academic freedom
  • They should take charge and spell out what constitutes conflict of interest

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Jerry Chun Shing Lee is one of three former intelligence officers accused of spying for China in the past two years. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong resident Jerry Chun Shing Lee, an ex-CIA officer, pleads guilty to spying for China

  • Lee admits he conspired to spy for China and unlawfully retained classified information
  • Lee faces a maximum sentence of life in prison; plea deal may limit the time to 21 years
Topic |   Espionage

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Jerry Chun Shing Lee is one of three former intelligence officers accused of spying for China in the past two years. Photo: Handout
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