Sunday, February 17, 2013

Think Tank Quickies #39

  • SIPRI: Top 100 arms sales decreased in 2011.
  • Koch-funded charity passes money to free-market think tanks in states.
  • New PIIE President Adam Posen on Charlie Rose. 
  • Obama's Ambassador to NATO, Ivo Daalder, to head Chicago Council on Global Affairs. 
  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to speak at CSIS. 
  • PIIE's conference on "Abenomics."
  • Dr. James McGann on the tremendous influence of Brookings. (Korean) 
  • Eamonn Fingleton: "Is Brookings Americas most idiotic think tank?" 
  • Cato's Jim Harper on the LSE review of Think Tanks in America by Thomas Medvetz
  • SCMP: "Public research fund should stay out of government think tank's hands."