Thursday, November 8, 2012

CAP Beefs Up National Security & Int'l Policy Team

The Center for American Progress (CAP) announced several new people with be joining its National Security and International Policy team.  They include:
  • Patrick Murphy, a Senior Fellow at CAP, is a former US House member (D-PA).  He was a member of the Blue Dog Democrats.
  • David Miliband, a Distinguished Fellow at CAP, is the former British foreign secretary.  He will be based in the UK where he remains a British Labour Party politician.
  • Glen Fukushima, a Senior Fellow at CAP, was a Senior Vice President of Airbus SAS, and Chairman and Director of Airbus Japan K.K.
Is CAP trying to become a foreign policy and national security heavyweight in the think tank community?

CAP is currently ranked as the 11th best think tank in the US, according to the most recent University of Pennsylvania "Global Go To Think Tanks Report."  CAP is ranked #25 in the world in terms of best "security and international affairs" think tank.