Thursday, December 10, 2020

Think Tank Quickies (#392)

  • AEI President Robert Doar calls on Trump to cooperate with Biden transition.
  • CAP chief Neera Tanden to remain at think tank through confirmation but has suspended her involvement in fundraising for CAP.
  • Heritage Action has trio of ads knocking Raphael Warnock in Georgia.
  • NATO should expand its focus to include China, says study commissioned by NATO that was co-chaired by Wess Mitchell, co-founder of the Center for European Policy Analysis.
  • More than 1,000 Chinese researchers have left the US amid a US crackdown on alleged technology theft, according to US security officials, who said that Chinese agents had already been targeting the incoming Biden Administration.
  • Win Without War and Center for International Policy (CIP) convene call with 100 other groups to try to get on the same page and make a more coherent pitch about left-wing personnel choices for Biden.
  • CSIS hosts Japan event entitled "An Equal Ally Alliance" with 9 American speakers and no Japanese speakers, Politico points out.
  • "Weirdest thing about Star Wars movies is probably the total absence of think tanks."
  • Welsh think tank funded by US group that promotes right wing ideology.
  • Thread on the pitfalls of think tank rankings.