Thursday, August 29, 2013

Think Tank Quickies #78

  • Third Way makes a mixtape for the summer of 2013.
  • Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) to speak at Minnesota think tank Center of the American Experiment.
  • Catham House's Patricia Lewis tips Syria United Nations (UN) team; IISS says that though Assad lacks power, he has quite an artillery.
  • 66 former US government officials and think tanks experts sign letter urging President Obama to respond to Assad's chemical weapons attack.
  • The 16th class of Visiting Fellows joins Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies (CNAPS) at Brookings.
  • William McCants, a former Senior Advisor at the State Department, joins Brookings as a fellow in the Saban Center for Middle East Policy and as Director of the Project on US Relations with the Islamic World.
  • Former US Ambassador to China and presidential candidate Jon Huntsman joins CEIP board.
  • Ganesh Sitaraman, former Policy Director and Senior Counsel to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), named CAP Senior Fellow.
  • BPC to host screening of "Money for Nothing: Inside the Federal Reserve" on September 9 to mark the US Federal Reserve System's 100th anniversary. 
  • Arthur Brooks on CNBC: "AEI scholars prefer Janet Yellen over Larry Summers for top Fed post."