Some of the policy briefs are available free on their site. Selected books are also available online on such topics as defense policy, economics, education, government and politics, international affairs, and more. The Library owns or can obtain most Brookings publications, and we subscribe to their journals.
Social security, the federal budget, military spending, and more. The Cato Journal and Cato Policy Report are also available.
A non-profit public policy research foundation with a libertarian (minimal government intervention) perspective.
Research areas include: Military Strategy and Policy, Defense Budgets and Programs, Weapon Systems and Critical Technologies, Military Personnel and Readiness, Military Revolutions and Future Warfare, Transformation of the Military, and Defense Industry. Their site includes a variety of defense budget statistics and a primer about the defense budget process.
Public policy issues: Education reform, tax rate reduction, regulatory policy, and national defense. They believe that the government's role should be strictly limited, and they therefore strive to find market-based solutions to public-policy issues.
"Prominent Washington think tanks, nonprofits known for their impartiality, have received tens of millions of dollars from foreign governments while pushing United States government officials to adopt policies that often reflect the donors’ priorities"
From the Sep 7 2014, NYT article