The Splendors and Miseries of Modern Think Tanks
The fate of modern think tanks is a graphic illustration of our world’s crisis, namely, the lack of a future plan or even a responsible discussion thereof. So, for all their diversity and intellectual refinement, the think tanks’ real role in decision-making is quite arguable, for many reasons. On the one hand, think-tanking is a lucrative business. The number of more or less recognized think tanks alone is approaching 8,000.