Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Think Tank Quickies #80

  • World's think tanks increasing attention towards Azerbaijan; 1st Forum of Think Tanks of Member States of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) kicks off in Baku.
  • Stimson Center launches website for Indo-Pak dialogue.
  • RAND Corp. study evaluates airpower options for Syria intervention.
  • Frederick Pardee, a former RAND researcher, contributes $3.6 million to support the Pardee RAND Graduate School and to create its Pardee Initiative for Global Human Progress.
  • Former Principal Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Kathleen Hicks named CSIS Senior Vice President, Kissinger Chair, and International Security Program Director.
  • Marc Jarsulic, former chief economist of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, named CAP's Vice President for Economic Policy.
  • James Hasik becomes new Nonresident Senior Fellow for Defense with the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security.
  • George Lopez appointed to lead USIP's Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding.
  • New America Foundation (NAF) has a new magazine: The Weekly Wonk. 
  • Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK): "I pay no attention to Heritage Action...it is destroying the Republican Party."