In DepthScience & Security

U.S. takes aim at foreign influence

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  20 Dec 2019:
Vol. 366, Issue 6472, pp. 1428-1429
DOI: 10.1126/science.366.6472.1428

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

U.S. policymakers are making headway on the thorny question of how to deal with foreign threats to U.S. research. This week, Congress created two panels to wrestle with the topic, and last week an influential outside panel recommended steps that the National Science Foundation should take. But there is still no consensus on the core issue of whether protecting national security and U.S. innovation requires new restrictions on basic research beyond a 1985 presidential directive that makes fundamental research "unrestricted … to the maximum extent possible."

View Full Text

Stay Connected to Science