Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Think Tank Quickies (#92)

  • German think tanks call for consolidation of Europe's national defense industries.
  • Pentagon's think tank hires "Rumsfeld's Dr. Strangelove." 
  • Brookings' Peter Singer on why it's a bad idea to cut the Pentagon's in-house think tank.
  • CFR co-sponsored the 1st European meeting of the Council of Councils (CoC), a global network of 24 prominent think tanks.
  • From Heritage: 24 charts that show importance of Asia to the US.
  • More than 60% of South Koreans regard Japan as a military threat, according to survey by Asan Institute for Policy Studies, a Seoul-based think tank. 
  • Brookings: Cash for clunkers was a lemon.
  • CSIS releases Global Forecast 2014; SecDef Chuck Hagel speaks at CSIS Global Security Forum 2013.
  • David Ignatius on the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, a think tank for the intelligence community.
  • Brookings has assembled data on how America's metropolitan areas trade.