Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Think Tankers Advise Obama Before ISIS Speech

Major think tank leaders and scholars have been quietly advising President Barack Obama on Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), and those foreign policy experts have helped shaped the tone for his major speech on ISIS tonight.  Among those that President Obama hosted for a White House dinner on Monday include:

Major think tankers often advise top-level government officials, including the President of the United States.  And various think tankers have the ear of the President.  One example is Center for American Progress (CAP) founder John Podesta, who is now Counselor to President Obama. 

Here is a list that Think Tank Watch compiled of what experts at some major think tanks are saying about Islamic State/ISIS/ISIL.