Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#134)

  • New CFR InfoGuide explores Islam's Sunni-Shia divide.
  • Amr Adly and Carole Nakhle join Carnegie Middle East Center.
  • CSIS hosts presidents of Guatemala and Honduras to discuss migrant situation; announces partnership with the Embassy of Denmark.
  • CAP's Andrea Purse leaves think tank to become Director of Broadcast Media at the White House.
  • Atlantic Council names Dr. Salam Fayyad, former Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority, as a Distinguished Statesman in the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security.
  • RAND Corp. to study marijuana legalization in Vermont.
  • Experts from Brookings and CFR support lifting US's ban on crude oil exports.
  • Michael O'Hanlon of Brookings: Send more troops to Iraq.
  • Evidence from Tax Policy Center that Obama had made headway on inequality?
  • Intelligent intelligence: How good are think tank analysts?  Better than government analysts?