Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Think Tank Quickies (#183)

  • Atlantic Council pens new donor disclosure policy: $250 is the key number.
  • How the world is changing think tanks, by Brad Lips.
  • Think tanks move to fore on energy.
  • CNAS is the only national security think tank to be co-led by a Democrat and a Republican.
  • Even a junior analyst at a think tank can meet virtually anyone.
  • Ben Wattenberg, AEI scholar and host of PBS series "Think Tank With Ben Wattenberg," dies.
  • Think tanks are "overcrowded by people more concerned with official designations rather than serious policy research..."
  • Heritage Foundation honors John Von Kannon with its highest honor: the Luce Award.
  • Wang Chaoyong, founding Chairman and CEO of ChinaEquity Group, joins CEIP's Board of Trustees.
  • Todd Harrison, formerly with CSBA, joins CSIS as Director of Defense Budget Analysis and Senior Fellow in the International Security Program.
  • Robit Chopra, formerly with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, joins CAP as Senior Fellow.
  • Nora Bensahel and David Barno named as Nonresident Senior Fellows at Atlantic Council.
  • NAF scholars at NATO's CyCon conference; NAF cybersecurity fellows announced; NAF collaborates with community orgs to privacy and poverty in the US.
  • USIP's newly-created PeaceTech Lab announces board of directors.
  • RAND Corp. announces new Center of Excellence on Health System Performance.