Friday, February 22, 2013

Think Tank Quickies #40

  • Acton Institute moving up.
  • CSIS head John Hamre on the ludicrous policies of the US national security system. 
  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to deliver "Japan is Back" speech today (Feb. 22) at CSIS.
  • On think tanks, push polling, and echo chambers. 
  • Obama's favorite think tank's "ingenious plan to end Chicago gun violence." 
  • Lowy Institute announces four new board members, including former Singapore Ambassador to US. 
  • Heritage President Ed Fuelner in South Korea to welcome its new president. 
  • Brookings scholars Fiona Hill and Clifford Gaddy publish new book on Vladimir Putin. 
  • CAP's ThinkProgress livesblogs the Oscars. 
  • Economic downturn affects think tank funding. 
  • Think tanks link Arab Spring to global warming.