Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Think Tank Quickies (#293)

  • Is the US falling behind in publishing think tank papers?
  • Sam Patten's Committee to Destroy ISIS funded Hudson Institute feasibility study for the breakup of Iraq.
  • At conservative think tanks, the debate over Trump, the Mercers, and the Bannon wing of the party is raging. 
  • Freakonomics: Should we be grateful for the generosity of think tanks and foundations - or suspicious of their motives?
  • FT: China has an elite group of think tank analysts trying to make sense of Trump.
  • Think tank retracts analysis saying GOP tax bill would raise taxes on 1 in 8 filers.
  • Why the push for tax reform has Republicans hating think tanks.
  • State Department is withholding Paris accord documents, so a think tank is suing them.
  • John Boehner: Jim DeMint "ran Heritage into the ground...turned it into some half-assed political operation."
  • Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) agrees with AEI about Magnitsky Act.