Thursday, February 27, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#112)

  • Guide to the 10 most influential think tanks in China.
  • Vikram Singh, the Pentagon's top official for South and Southeast Asia, to join CAP.
  • Mark Regnerus has a new, sex-shaming think tank: Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture.
  • Harvard Ethics Center fellow conducting research project titled "Survey of the Professional Experiences, Practices, and Ethical Commitments of Think Tank Experts."
  • The Nation: Think tanks "outside the law" on lobbying.
  • Donald Abelson in International Affairs (Chatham House): "Old world, new world: The evolution and influence of foreign affairs think tanks."
  • CFR has launched international initiative titled "Council of Councils" to connect leading foreign policy institutes from around the world.
  • Andrew Selee, author of "What Should Think Tanks Do?" discusses new book at JHU Center for Advanced Government Studies event Feb. 25.
  • Think tanks of all political stripes joining together to ask Obama to get tough on Turkey. 
  • China's think tanks rising in numbers.