Thursday, November 19, 2015

Think Tank Quickies (#199)

  • Micah Zenko's look into CIA's "what if?" think tank, the Red Cell.
  • Europe's first Turkish think tank aims to boost relations between Turkey, Britain.
  • Brookings debate: Is Twitter helping or hurting news?
  • New America Foundation (NAF) debate: Will libraries outlive books.
  • Google-chaired think tank (NAF) says Google is #1 for digital rights; Google gives to 140 think tanks, civil society groups, and academics.
  • Hot tip for think tankers: How to get access to academic papers on Twitter.
  • Irish think tanks don't think any more?
  • John McCain's think tank wants to shut down Russia's RT.
  • Former World Bank VP and Nigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala joins CGD. 
  • CIA Director John Brennan gives keynote at CSIS's Global Security Forum 2015.
  • Grover Norquist says AEI head Arthur Brooks is brilliant and all should read him.