Thursday, April 14, 2022

Think Tank Quickies (#443)

  • Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene does not like think tanks.
  • A Texas bill signed last year - written by the head of a think tank opposed to climate action, then passed by lawmakers - directs the state to boycott financial groups that divest from fossil fuels.
  • Bill Browder calling for think tanks to sever ties with Russian oligarchs.
  • Micah Zenko: "Every Russia-Ukraine conflict wargame I'm aware of [USG or think tanks] began with a devastating Russian cyberattack that turns out the lights and causes mass panic. An assumption taken for granted which turned out to be wrong."
  • New report on women's representation at European think tanks.
  • Chinese think tank looks at long-term impact of Russia's recent actions.
  • International consortium of think tanks launch the "Europe is Asia's Century" in Bucharest.
  • Ex-CDC director, Tom Frieden, recently charged with sexual abuse, hired by think tank CFR.
  • SCMP: Think tanks should play a bigger role in Hong Kong's governance.
  • What's the point of think tank awards?  (When you have to ask...)