Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Think Tank Quickies (#314)

  • $1.8 million in campaign budget to get sanctions lifted from a Russian gas firm earmarked for think tank experts.
  • Heritage Foundation holds largest gathering of think tanks in North America.
  • Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) co-produced defense supplier report with CSIS.
  • Marines tap Potomac Institute for Policy Studies to explore new warfare capabilities.
  • Artists and novelists invited to think tanks to help interpret research results? 
  • EPA's Scott Pruitt prioritizing giving speeches to certain think tanks; Pruitt's plan for climate change debates: ask conservative think tanks.
  • RAND experts discuss the challenges of trying to predict the future.
  • Think tankers make Politico Playbook Power List of Woman to Watch.
  • Center for American Progress and Aspen Institute are clients of Raben Group. 
  • Nassim Nicholas Taleb: A think tank fellow had the discipline to overcome my insults to his profession while reviewing my book.