Friday, December 22, 2017

Think Tank Quickies (#295)

  • Hottest holiday parties on the Hill list includes Heritage and AEI (attendees list).
  • Bill Gates elected foreign academician at top Chinese think tank.
  • Jared Kushner speaks at Brookings Saban Forum. 
  • Is the Trump team using think tanks more by collecting "non-papers" from think tanks?
  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at Wilson Center.
  • Turkey establishes first defense-specific think tank.
  • Heritage Foundation chart: Differences between House and Senate tax reform bill.
  • "Congress's own think tanks - the Joint Committee on Taxation and the Congressional Budget Office." 
  • Fun fact: Think Tank Gallery in downtown Los Angeles.
  • Many think tankers (including R Street Institute's Shoshana Wiessmann, Neera Tanden of CAP, Norm Ornstein of AEI, and Jamie Kirchick of Brookings) at book party hosted by Juleanna Glover and Christopher Reiter in their Kalorama home for Brink Lindsey and Steve Teles' new book.