Monday, December 2, 2019

Think Tank Quickies (#366)

  • Spotted at the Hudson Institute's annual Herman Kahn Award dinner: Rupert Murdoch, Jerry Hall, Donald Trump Jr. and Kimberly Guilfoyle, Chris Wallace, and many others.
  • Heather Nauert is joining the Hudson Institute as a senior fellow focusing on foreign policy.
  • 133 foreign policy officials, including think tankers, endorse Joe Biden.
  • More than 650 Clinton campaign and administration alum came together at their 4th reunion at USIP.
  • Nearly 200 FBI investigations into stolen research by Chinese underway at major academic centers in US.
  • Meet a think tank: The Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS).
  • Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle (LBS): A think tank focused on public policy advocacy for Baltimore's black residents. 
  • Joseph Overton created his legacy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy: the "Overton Window."
  • Gustav Gressel at ECFR published a report on how Germany ignored the interests of its EU neighbors and Ukraine to force through the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline deal with Russia.  Within hours, Miguel Berger at the German foreign ministry took to Twitter demanding an apology. 
  • Will Tanner, director of the center-right Onward think tank, made a contribution to the British political lexicon: "Workington Man."