Friday, October 5, 2018

Think Tank Quickies (#329)

  • Former Brookings scholar Fiona Hill, Trump's top expert on Russia, quietly shaping tougher sanctions on Russia.
  • The return of Pentagon's Yoda (Andrew Marshall), who led its in-house think tank (Office of Net Assessment).
  • Leading Chinese think tank invites group of former senior US officials and business leaders to Beijing to discuss US-China trade tensions.
  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) goes after Twitter for mistakenly barring tweets from right-wing think tank on immigration.
  • US groups raise millions for right-wing UK think tanks?
  • Think tanks and universities have different goals.
  • Think tank that has yet to be named
  • New York leads the US in "hidden debt," according to new report by conservative think tank Truth in Accounting.
  • Vanity Fair: Recipients of DeVos family largesse include Heritage and AEI. 
  • ThinkProgress: Right-wing US think tanks co-author "radical" US-UK free trade deal.