Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Think Tank Quickies (#415)

  • The troubling business connections of Biden's Asia advisor Kurt Campbell, the co-founder of CNAS (via POGO). 
  • Chinese "spies" at UK universities where academics are suspected of passing technology face arrest.
  • Think tanks warn about China's global infrastructure build-up. 
  • Foreign Affairs: What should universities, publishers, think tanks, and private sector firms be doing to fend off authoritarian influence and intimidation?
  • Reimagining the modern think tank, via Emma Vadehra.
  • Ramanan Laxminarayan, an Indian-American epidemiologist and director of the DC-based think tank Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy, began an international fundraising campaign - raising more than $9 million to import oxygen cylinders and concentrators to India.
  • Next100: "A startup think tank for and by a new generation of policy leaders."
  • Scientific publishing is a joke.
  • Blairite think tanks join forces in bid to broaden appeal.
  • Media, think tanks set to boost RCEP exchanges.