Friday, June 2, 2023

Think Tank Quickies (#476)

  • Numerous think tankers on Russia's new list of 500 Americans banned from entering the country. 
  • Japan's minister of digital transformation, Kono Taro, named as honorary Kissinger fellow by the McCain Institute. He'll hold that title for one year.
  • A number of think tankers attending the 2023 Bilderberg meeting.
  • New RAND report examining 3 national security threats that had uncertain origins; and another RAND report on where and how the US, Russia, and China will be competing for influence.
  • Administration officials, including Paul Rosen, the assistant secretary of investment security at Treasury, have been soliciting feedback from think tanks about an outbound investment screening mechanism. 
  • Former AEI president Arthur Brooks joins forces with Oprah.
  • For its new "Spotlight on Think Tanks" blog series, Overton will be exploring how think tanks are influencing policy, one country at a time.
  • Jason Israel, most recently a trans-Atlantic fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis, is now special assistant to the president and senior director for defense at the NSC.
  • Natalie Boyse, and Trump alum, has started as program manager at ORF America, the US affiliate of India's Observer Reserch Foundation.
  • Semafor's Steve Clemons does Strategic Ark national security conference hosted by Warsaw-based Polish Institute of International Affairs.