EWI Named One of the Top 30 U.S. Think Tanks
Foreign Policy magazine includes the EastWest Institute in its annual ranking of the top 30 U.S. think tanks, listing it as number 21. EWI’s 2008 budget of $9.2 million is smaller than many of the think tanks listed higher. By comparison, the Brookings Institution has a budget of $60.7 million and the Council on Foreign Relations $38.3 million. The report notes that the number of think tanks in the U.S. has more than doubled since 1980, and the total now stands at 1,777.