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International relations

Japan takes aim at China-backed Confucius Institutes

Review to investigate whether campus chapters spread propaganda

The Waseda University campus is home to one of the 14 Confucius Institutes in Japan. 

TOKYO -- Japanese authorities will conduct a review of a Beijing-funded educational organization known as the Confucius Institutes that operates on university campuses in light of concerns that the group is a propaganda tool of China.

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