When the Washington-based think-tank Freedom House released its 33rd annual global rankings of press freedom, an uproar ensued.
That fact has been completely overshadowed, said the think-tank head.
Rubin's link takes you to a transcript of an event hosted by the Atlantic Council, a think-tank which Hagel chairs.
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+)