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Almost $175 million in foreign funding flooded the top 50 U.S. think tanks from 2014 to 2018, according to a recent report. (Associated Press)

Experts sound alarm on foreign influence on U.S. think tanks

- The Washington Times

Russian meddling in U.S. politics has dominated the political conversation since the 2016 elections, but far less attention has been paid to the large sums of money sent to Washington’s expert class in search of sway with lawmakers and other elected leaders.

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