Monday, April 22, 2013

Think Tank Quickies #55

  • US delegation to Thatcher funeral, which included Hoover Institution's George Schultz,  seen as snub.
  • Panel Crasher targets CNAS.
  • CFR's Elliott Abrams writes "blistering" blog post about vacant jobs at the State Dept.
  • Harvard economist Jeffrey Liebman unveils paper on evidence-based funding decisions in government at The Hamilton Project, calling for major increase in gov't efforts to improve value of its spending programs.
  • Brookings study shows that 71% of Obama's "A-team" has left.
  • Dan Sepulveda, the husband of former American Security Project Executive Director Heather Higginbottom, to get top job at State, where she is a Counselor.
  • New infrastructure think tank launches in Doha. 
  • Think tanks testifying on immigration through ATR's Grover Norquist. 
  • Fred Bergsten interview with WPost: "People come to PIIE and don't want to leave."
  • Brussels think tank dialogue held today.  #BTTD13