Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#137)

  • Sino-Japanese ties "at 40 year low" says researchers from China's best-known think tanks.
  • OpenSecrets' Andrew Mayersohn on Ken Silverstein's e-book on think tanks and corruption; says we are in a "drunkard's search" in terms of think tank funding transparency.
  • Experts from the world's leading think tanks will moderate this year's Security Jam 2014, sponsored by Security & Defense Agenda (SDA) and IBM.
  • ASEAN welcomes the First Country Coordinators Meeting of the Network of ASEAN-China Think Tanks (NACT CCM).
  • Chinese think tank hires US talent.
  • What Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer says on the think tank circuit.
  • Premio PODER and On Think Tanks launch second edition of think tank awards for Peru.
  • China-Pakistan think tank seminar concludes in Islamabad.
  • Photos from Atlantic Council Leadership Awards held at the Ritz-Carlton featured in Washington Life Magazine's Summer 2014 edition (includes Chuck Hagel, Colin Powell, and the Huntsman clan).
  • Absence of think tanks "deeply felt" during Indian PM Narendra Modi's visit to Nepal.