Mountford was living in Ecuador, where he wrote economic reports for an American think tank.
While in Washington, Eldin also visited the Wilson Center, a think tank that specializes in foreign policy issues.
Later that day, Sayers headed off to a think tank, to join Sakka for a briefing with congressional staffers.
An institution in which scholars pursue research in public policy. Largely funded by endowments and grants, think tanks work to improve public awareness of policy issues (through publications) and to influence the government to act upon issues of national importance. (See power elite.)
A newspaper or magazine article of intellectual virtue or pretension; a thoughtful essay: The Knightly Quest drifts off into a think-piece on the nature of romantics and the state of the nation (1947+)