Saturday, April 13, 2019

Think Tank Quickies (#344)

  • Next100: A pop-up think tank for the next generation of policy leaders.
  • Stability in think tank rankings, but are they an elitist bunch?
  • Microsoft says it has found another Russian operation targeting prominent think tanks. 
  • Richard Fontaine named CEO of CNAS after Victoria Nuland returns to Albright Stonebridge Group as senior counselor.
  • Antiquities Coalition: A think tank fighting stolen art and antiquities.
  • AEI holds secretive Republican gathering at Sea Island Resort in Georgia with VP Pence, Mike Pompeo, and Jared Kushner. 
  • Little-known think tank (Niskanen Center) becomes brain trust of "Never Trumpism."
  • Ben Freeman: DC think tanks receive millions from authoritarian governments to shape foreign policy in their favor.
  • The Onion: Brookings report says fax machines still pretty impressive.
  • New French think tank: L'Observatoire de l'Ethique Publique.