Friday, April 27, 2018

Think Tank Quickies (#311)

  • Tyler Cowen: Are libertarian think tankers smarter?
  • Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH): Think tanks should be a key component of Global Engagement Center (GEC).
  • John Glaser of Cato: "Academic expertise should guide US foreign policy.  Unfortunately, it does not really work that way."
  • Afghanistan's national security advisor visits US think tanks.
  • Dinesh D'Souza: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) better suited as a policy wonk at a think tank.
  • The Economist summarizes new RAND report on the balance of forces on Europe's borders with Russia.
  • Joshua Rosner: Should Brookings and Urban Institute be taking Wells Fargo money?
  • Why Jeremy Corbyn needs a think tank.
  • US Ambassador to India Ken Juster hosts reception for Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
  • Mike Pompeo a "great friend" of the Hudson Institute.
  • Fact of the week: Eurasia Group's Ian Bremmer served on the faculty of the Hoover Institution where, at 25, he became the think tank's youngest ever National Fellow.