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Dec 3, 2020

Most of the problems we face as feds aren't new and there are tons of orgs out there doing great work we should leverage. Think tanks are one of the main producers of research products we can use - and you should understand what's out there in your area of expertise.

The amazing Benjamin Wittes joined me to discus what think tanks are and how you can use their output to work smarter, not harder. I connected with him via the fantastic organization, #NatSecGirlSquad. (Not gonna lie - was totally fan-girling while recording this interview. If there was a pantheon of wonk gods, Benjamin Wittes would be in it.)

You can find Mr. Wittes' work in lots of places, but I recommend starting with these links:

https://benjaminwittes.com/

https://www.lawfareblog.com/contributors/bwittes 

https://www.brookings.edu/experts/benjamin-wittes/

https://www.amazon.com/Unmaking-Presidency-Donald-Trumps-Powerful/dp/0374175365