Журнальный клуб Интелрос » Русский Журнал – Тема недели » №59 (eng), 2011
HENRY WILLIAM BRANDS
ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACKWARDS
Thinktanks emerged and arose in the XX-th century, out of a belief that reason and intelligence could solve all the problems of society. They proliferated during the Cold War as a way to prevent nuclear war and to suggest ways forward in the face of the otherwise intractable struggle between Western democracy and Eastbloc communism.