Thursday, July 18, 2019

Think Tank Quickies (#354)

  • Michael Ledeen: The End of the Think Tank Era.
  • Did Mike Pompeo secretly discuss his presidential ambitions with Sen. Tom Cotton at AEI's annual retreat on Sea Island, Georgia?
  • New York Center for Foreign Policy Affairs (NYCFPA) hires lobbying firm Van Aucker Group. 
  • Director of GWU's Program on Extremism, Lorenzo Vidino, held positions at RAND and USIP; part of "close-knit terrorism research community which includes academic centers and think tanks."
  • NYT talks to Center for Analysis of Strategies and Technologies (CAST), a military think tank in Russia. 
  • "Carbon transition" think tank The Shift Project says online video causing climate crisis. 
  • Breitbart: Google-funded Heritage Foundation decries "Heavy-Handed" Tech Regulations. 
  • Bryan MacDonald: Dearth of genuine Russia expertise at DC think tanks. 
  • Think tank finds 100 Huawei employees have education/work experience linked to Chinese military or intelligence agencies? 
  • RAND Corp. announces Korea policy chair.
  • Pic: Flood in front of Brookings Institution.