Monday, February 26, 2018

Think Tank Quickies (#301)

  • Heritage Foundation rates Trump's first year better than Reagan's.
  • Hollywood takes note of Heritage Foundation visiting fellow Virginia Walden Ford; Heritage's influence in 2017; Heritage interns/staff recognized on Forbes 30 Under 30 List.
  • House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks at CSIS on military readiness.
  • CIA Director Mike Pompeo speaks at American Enterprise Institute (AEI); so does Jeb Bush.
  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at Stanford's Hoover Institution.
  • President Trump to tap David Schenker of WINEP for top Middle East job.
  • New Chatham House report: Cyberattack could lead to inadvertent nuclear strike. 
  • Carnegie Endowment announces establishment of the James Family Chair. 
  • Carnegie wins $450,000 grant from Carnegie Corporation for work to reduce cyber threats to nuclear stability.
  • Atlantic Council names Bart Oosterveld, formerly of Moody's, as director of Global Business and Economics Program; David McMormick, co-CEO of Bridgewater Associates, replaces Brent Scowcroft as chairman of think tank's International Advisory Board (IAB).