Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Think Tank Quickies (#464)

  • Shayna Strom to become new president and CEO of Washington Center for Equitable Growth.
  • IISS is searching for a new Director-General and Chief Executive, and has placed full-page ads in the Economist for the post. 
  • Can ChatGPT replace think tanks?
  • The law firm of Torres Trade Law has a new piece entitled "Think Tanks May Need to Rethink FARA Registration."
  • Prime Policy Group will work to recruit "influencers in the US, such as Christian Protestant denominations" and 'key' think tanks to press lawmakers on North Korean issues."
  • The late journalist Blake Hounshell worked at the Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies, an Egyptian think tank founded by Saad Eddin Ibrahim, a critic of Hosni Mubarak's regime.
  • Katharine Stevens starts a new think tank, the Center on Child and Family Policy (CCFP).
  • The Vandenberg Coalition, which consists of numerous think tankers and has been described as an "influential coterie of defense hawks," calls on probe of Covid origins.
  • Former Heritage Foundation intern explains why some think tanks have "blood on their hands."
  • Heritage Foundation wants you to delete TikTok.