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Guaidó leads on Venezuela’s COVID-19 response

While the former Maduro regime lies to Venezuelans about COVID-19, interim President Juan Guaidó and the National Assembly are saving lives.
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Iranian academics blame regime for COVID-19 ‘disaster’

Iranian academics say the regime allowed COVID-19 to become a "national disaster." Learn about the regime failures that allowed the disease to spread.
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Protecting the U.S. from risky foreign investment

The U.S. welcomes foreign investment in U.S. companies, but also has safeguards to protect national security. Learn more about those protections.
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Open communication key during public health crises

South Korea and the United States have kept their citizens informed of the coronavirus outbreak while China's regime withheld vital information.
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How the U.S. protects academic freedom

Academic freedom — the ability to study, learn, collaborate and publish freely — is essential to research and innovation, and it must be protected.
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Amid COVID-19, Iranian regime continued flights to China

Flights from China to Iran continued even as coronavirus spread. See how Iran's regime prioritized its partnership with China over its people's safety.
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How universities protect sensitive research [infographic]

Universities around the world are taking steps to protect their sensitive research from attempts by the Chinese Communist Party or others to steal it.
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Iran faulted for regime’s coronavirus response

Iran's regime is downplaying the nation's coronavirus outbreak. See how the regime's botched response is allowing the disease to spread.
Illustration of ammunition belt holding bullets, with rolled currency in one pocket in place of a bullet (State Dept./D. Thompson)

Iran’s regime a threat to international financial system, group says

An international watchdog calls Iran's regime "high-risk" for terrorist financing. See how Iran's leaders flout international norms.