U.S. Justice Department Ends China Initiative

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Friday, March 18, 2022
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
38
Issue: 
3
Abstract: 

On February 23, 2022, the new head of the National Security Division (NSD), Assistant Attorney General Matthew Olsen announced the termination of the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) China Initiative.  The announcement followed a months-long review after criticism from civil rights groups, academics and scientists about the adverse effects caused by the initiative.[1]



[1]    Ryan Lucas, The Justice Department is ending its controversial China Initiative, NPR, Feb. 23, 2022.