Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Think Tank Quickies (#146)

  • The Fletcher School at Tufts University to hold event on the role of think tanks in foreign policy on October 14.
  • Rory Cooper, former Communications Director at Heritage Foundation and Communications Director for Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA), becomes Managing Director at Purple Strategies.
  • LaDonna Pavetti (CBPP) does not agree with Ron Haskins (Brookings) on welfare. (CQWeekly)
  • Republican think tank intellectuals plot 2014 strategy. 
  • CNAS Senior Fellow Colin Kahl named Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to Vice President Joe Biden; Israel is not happy.
  • Oxford University review of Andree Selee's book "What Should Think Tanks Do?"
  • CAP blasts Cato Institute for calling Eric Holder "A Modern-Day George Wallace." 
  • Bob Cusack of The Hill: Khorasan Group is "a terrorist organization with a DC think tank-like name."
  • Is America fragmented because it has too many think tanks? 
  • Left-of-center think tank Minnesota 2020 shutting down.