Friday, October 11, 2013

Think Tank Quickies (#87)

  • Heritage President Jim DeMint, the "Shadow Speaker."
  • AEI's Norm Ornstein, one of the creators of the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law, on how to avoid a debt ceiling disaster. 
  • Flashback: Speed dating for think tanks. 
  • Former State Department Chief Economist Heidi Crebo-Rediker joins CFR.
  • CEIP appoints Lina Khatib as new Director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut.
  • Aneesh Chopra, former US Chief Technology Officer, and Nish Acharya, former Commerce Dept. official, have joined CAP as Senior Fellows.
  • Atlantic Council's new Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center hires Ambassador-in-Residence and Deputy Director.
  • Wilson Center's Mexico Institute welcomes its first Global Fellow, David Shirk.
  • Wilson Center's Global Women's Leadership Initiative (GWLI) announces members of its Global Advisory Board; includes former Presidents of Sri Lanka and Kyrgyzstan.
  • Wilson Center launches Global Europe program.