Thursday, May 24, 2018

Think Tank Quickies (#313)

  • Heritage Action co-founder Mike Needham to become Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-FL) chief of staff. 
  • Skadden Arps' Greg Craig, who authored a report that's been entangled in Mueller's investigation into Paul Manafort, and who served as Obama White House counsel, is joining Truman National Security Project as a senior adviser.
  • Splinter reporter looking for gossip on think tanks and other Washington institutions.
  • Tyler Cowen on the intellectual thinkers of the day.
  • Brookings continues to embrace marijuana with new docu-short on weed.
  • Research center dedicated to assessing and supporting the development of think tanks unveiled at Tsinghua University.
  • Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) meets with Heritage Foundation president and other conservative leaders.
  • RAND Corp. analyzed nearly 23 million Russian language tweets.  Here is what they found.
  • General Atomics scores win after think tank funding.
  • Niskanen Center says major donation not behind involvement in Boulder climate lawsuit.
  • Japan's strong ties to the Hudson Institute.
  • CFR's Eli Ratner returning to CNAS.