Thursday, August 7, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#136)

  • Wall Street economists vs. Brookings.
  • Think tanks on the agenda in India, via On Think Tanks.
  • CIA Director John Brennan lied about spying on the US Senate at a speech he gave at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
  • Why the obsessive doodler next you at at the think tank event may be retaining more information than you (hat tip to Andrew Selee of Wilson Center).
  • Think tank parody: The Ukraine crisis explained in GIFs.
  • CEI on the "Red Tapeworm" - federal agencies that issue the most rules.
  • AEI on why corporations shouldn't pay any taxes - zero, zilch, nada.
  • Joseph Chinyong Liow named Lee Kuan Yew Chair in Southeast Asia Studies at Brookings.
  • CAP says not so fast on LNG exports.
  • Former State Department Senior Advisor Mary Beth Goodman joins CAP as Senior Fellow.