Monday, October 30, 2023

Think Tank Quickies (#486)

  • Former AEI president Arthur Brooks now a self-help guru writing books with Oprah.
  • Stony Brook University received a donation of $500 million, one of the largest gifts to a university in American history.
  • Think tank experts call for increased diplomatic engagement with Iran.
  • Major new Politico piece on Project 2025 at the Heritage Foundation. 
  • Former Undersecretary of Defense Colin Kahl is joining the Brookings Institution's Strobe Talbott Center for Security, Strategy and Technology as their Sydney Stein, Jr. scholar in residence.
  • The annual conference of the European House Ambrosetti, an Italian think tank, was held at the Villa d'Este on the shore of Lake Como.  Sens. John Thune, Lindsey Graham and Bob Menendez attended.
  • Heritage Foundation backs continuing resolution (CR) deal in Congress. 
  • Vivek Ramaswamy gives speech at Trump-aligned American First Policy Institute; Ron DeSantis gives speech at Heritage Foundation.
  • Logan Wright: Director of China markets research at Rhodium Group and senior associate of the Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics at CSIS.
  • Growing wave of volunteers expose faulty or fraudulent research papers.