Thursday, December 5, 2013

Think Tank Quickies (#97)

  • Political influence/orientation of think tanks in the UK.
  • CAP & Heritage find common ground on sequestration.
  • AEI President Arthur Brooks says you should donate more to think tanks.
  • Cato Institute: Risk of terrorism at historic low.
  • USTR Michael Froman meets to discuss trade with think tankers from Brookings Institution, Center for American Progress, Atlantic Council, Third Way, Wilson Center, and NDN.
  • Former USITC Chairman Daniel Pearson joins Cato as a Senior Fellow in Trade Policy Studies.
  • Atlantic Council hosts Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
  • Wilson Center's Mexico Institute convenes high-level innovation forum with US & Mexico policymakers.
  • Bipartisan Policy Center's Director of Immigration Policy, Rebecca Tallent, tapped by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to work on immigration reform.
  • RAND Corp: The think tank that "controls" America?