Tuesday, February 2, 2021

Think Tank Quote of the Month: Feb. 2021

This is from Politico:

Revolving door: The new administration has such a familiar ring to it, it’s a wonder there’s anyone left to clean the coffee machine at Albright Stonebridge Group, WestExec, Center for New American Security and other parts of the D.C. progressive talent pipeline. With their big names sucked into the administration, watch now for foreign government partnerships or commercial relationships with that elite category of organizations, as a way to tap into the new administration’s thinking and networks.


A number of think tankers from the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) have already been named to top-level Biden Administration posts, and many more are likely to  leave for the new administration. 

In fact, CNAS co-founder Kurt Campbell was recently named as the top Asia official in President Joe Biden's National Security Council (NSC).  Another CNAS co-founder, Michele Flournoy, was on the short-list to become Biden's defense secretary.

Here is a list of think tankers that have gone into the Biden Administration.