Thursday, September 22, 2016

Think Tank Quickies (#235)

  • Phyllis Schlafly, who came to Washington for a year to do research for what is now AEI, dies at 92.
  • Center for American Progress (CAP) starts US-China Rising Scholar Strategic Dialogue.
  • Panel, which wrote stinging indictment of America's security apparatus, organized by Lewis "Scooter" Libby, a former Dick Cheney adviser who now works at the Hudson Institute.
  • Brookings book event (Cuba) had reception with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. 
  • Congress renews debate on avoidance of local tax by colleges, think tanks. 
  • Will Brexit lead to brain-drain of UK think tanks?
  • For a think tank head to succeed, it helps not to look the part.
  • Chinese diplomat Dai Bingguo warns on sea ruling at gathering of Chinese and US think tank officials.
  • Heritage Action hosts Conservative Leadership Awards. 
  • CAP publishes major new security paper offering new approach to US foreign policy.