Why attack the Confucius Institute?

America’s imperialist aggression in the form of destabilising educational institutions

Chinese Ambassador to Tunisia Wang Wenbin shakes hands with Olfa Ben Ouda, president of the University of Carthage, during the opening ceremony of Tunisia’s first Confucius Institute in Tunis, Tunisia. (Photo: Xinhua)

their ongoing spat with China, the American government has once again turned its sights towards the Confucius Institute, with Vice President Mike Pence accusing the organisation of being “an entity advancing Beijing’s global propaganda and malign influence