Friday, February 26, 2021

Think Tank Quickies (#401)

  • CNAS CEO promotes T-12 to fend off China while Chinese think tank circulates new paper on possible US-China cybersecurity agenda.
  • Weapons biz bankrolls experts (including think tankers) pushing to extend Afghan War.
  • Jessica Matthews, former president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, writes that "a return to the pre-Trump status quo isn't possible."
  • The Cato Institute has a brand new design; ice cream giants Ben & Jerry do a Cato podcast.
  • New Chatham House toolkit launches outlining recommendations to help think tanks seriously include gender in their work.
  • Hot rumor: Zoom Cat joins Atlantic Council as a Senior Fellow.
  • What think tanks nerds need to Google for Valentine's Day.
  • New Kent Calder book chronicling growing influence of think tanks.
  • What think tanks (if any) do you admire and why?
  • New America's Molly Martin has a new way to explain a think tank: "wonder tub."