Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Think Tank Quickies (#224)

  • Heritage Foundation unveils new resource (Federal Budget in Pictures) in fight for fiscal responsibility.
  • Heritage names Becky Norton Dunlop its Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow, succeeding former US Attorney General Edwin Meese, who remains as Ronald Reagan Distinguished Fellow Emeritus.
  • Heritage holds annual leadership conference in Amelia Island, Florida.
  • Promotions: Michael Strain becomes Director of Economic Policy Studies at AEI; Kevin Hassett becomes the first Director of Domestic Policy Research.
  • Patrick Honohan, former Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland, joins PIIE as Nonresident Senior Fellow.
  • CSIS assists former Defense Secretaries (Harold Brown, William Cohen, and Leon Panetta - all on the think tank's Board of Trustees) with letter in support of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
  • CSIS establishes the Lillan and Robert D. Stuart Jr. Center in Euro-Atlantic and Northern European Studies; Heather Conley to be inaugural director.
  • CSIS promotes two women (Melissa Dalton and Lisa Sawyer) to Senior Fellow level.
  • Center for American Progress (CAP) hosts NASA astronaut Cady Coleman and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack; hosts summit with City of Cleveland.
  • Frederic Hof, former State Department Special Adviser for Transition in Syria, named Director of Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East.
  • Atlantic Council launches US-India Trade Initiative.