||"Among the architects of the nonprofit are William Ruger, a Navy Reserve officer who is the vice president for research and policy at the Charles Koch Institute. The institute is backed by the billionaire businessman and donor, who along with his brother David has poured millions into conservative political causes that champion lower taxes and lighter regulations.
"We are just getting started," said the new think tank's president and founder, Edward King, formerly the CEO of Concerned American Voters, a super PAC that backed Paul's failed bid for the GOP nomination. "But one of the main things we want to accomplish is to expand the debate on foreign policy, which we think has been sorely lacking, especially for the last 10 or 15 years."
"We are seeking support," he added, calling Ruger "a tremendous asset." He declined, however, to reveal the think tank's financial supporters."