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Think Tanked: September, 2011

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 09/30/2011

Daybook: 9/30/11

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Cato’s Malou Innocent discusses U.S.-Pakistan relations on Fox Business

Cato scholar Malou Innocent says it's nearly impossible to have good relations with a country whose objectives are diametrically opposed to ours.

By Allen McDuffee  |  02:47 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Christine Parthemore departs CNAS for Pentagon

The Pentagon has hired Center for a New American Security scholar, Christine Parthemore.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:25 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 09/29/2011

AM Briefing (9/29/11): Reducing the corporate tax rate, the new global banking rules and more

The morning’s think tank news: Reducing the corporate tax rate, the new global banking rules and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:17 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Daybook: 9/29/11

The rundown on today’s think tank events

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Gov. Mitch Daniels on the success of Indiana

The Heritage Foundation talks with Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels about some of his recent success in the state.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:37 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 09/28/2011

AM Briefing (9/28/11): Winning Afghanistan, U.S. and Pakistan, Obama’s race problem and more

The morning’s think tank news: Winning Afghanistan, U.S. and Pakistan, Obama’s race problem and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:13 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Daybook: 9/28/11

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Manhattan Institute awards Matt Ridley $50,000 Hayek Prize

The Manhattan Institute awards former Economist editor Matt Ridley $50,000 Hayek Prize.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:19 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/27/2011

AM Briefing (9/27/11): U.S. ambassador to Syria, longer school days, Turkey going rogue and more

The morning’s think tank news: U.S. ambassador to Syria, longer school days, Turkey going rogue and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Daybook: 9/27/11

A rundown of the day’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Brookings’ Dionne: Tea Party has veto power inside GOP

Brookings’ E.J. Dionne says the power the Tea Party has in American politics isn’t good for the GOP or the country.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:43 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Daybook: 9/26/11

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/23/2011

CAP’s Caperton on the Department of Energy’s Loan Guarantee Program

It’s entirely appropriate for the government to guarantee loans for projects in the national interest, says one think tanker.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/23/2011

AM Briefing (9/23/11): Cordesman on Afghanistan, Boot on ambassador to Syria and more

The morning’s think tank news: Cordesman on Afghanistan, Boot on ambassador to Syria and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Daybook: 9/21/11

A look at the day’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Men are finished

The Intelligence Squared debates takes on the question of whether or not it’s the end of men.

By Allen McDuffee  |  03:32 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Gen. James E. Cartwright joins CSIS

The former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has joined CSIS as the inaugural Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies.

By Allen McDuffee  |  02:41 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:16 AM ET, 09/20/2011

AM Briefing (9/20/11): Buffett, Chavez and his plans, Romney-Perry foreign policy debate and more

The morning’s think tank news: Buffett Chavez and his plans, Romney-Perry foreign policy debate and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:16 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Daybook: 9/20/11

A look at the day’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 09/19/2011

CFR announces several new fellows

The Council on Foreign Relations announces several new additions to its fellow list.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:46 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 09/19/2011

CNAS announces William J. Perry chair for CEO

The Center for New American Security announces new chair for the think tank’s CEO.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:30 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/19/2011

5 Questions for New America’s Steve Coll

The journalist-turned-think tanker takes on questions about the curious relationship between think tanks and journalism.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 09/19/2011

AM Briefing (9/19/11): Iran, Palestine and the UN, race and college admissions and more

The morning’s think tank news: Iran, Palestine and the UN, race and college admissions and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:00 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:37 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Daybook: 9/19/11

A look at the day’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:37 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Michael McFaul to be nominated to ambassador to Russia

The White House announced this week that it intends to nominate Michael McFaul, previously of the Hoover Institution, to ambassador to Russia.

By Allen McDuffee  |  12:03 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 09/16/2011

AM Briefing (9/16/11): Syria, Turkey, Palestinians, the FBI’s Islam training and more

The morning’s think tank news: Syria, Turkey, Palestinians, the FBI’s Islam training and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:28 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 09/15/2011

AM Briefing (9/15/11): Palestine and the UN, NLRB and Boeing, Rick Perry, Solyndra and more

The morning’s think tank news: Palestine and the UN, NLRB and Boeing, Rick Perry, Solyndra and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:57 AM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Thomas Pickering joins Brookings

The Brookings Institution brings on Ambassador Pickering as a distinguished senior fellow.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:43 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 09/14/2011

AM Briefing (9/14/11): Third parties, Rand Paul and the ‘richer’ poor, NY9 and more

The morning’s think tank news: Third parties, Rand Paul and the ‘richer’ poor, NY9 and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:18 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 09/12/2011

6 Questions for tonight’s CNN Tea Party Debate

Tough policy questions for the 2012 GOP nominees.

By Allen McDuffee  |  04:33 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 09/12/2011

One lesson from 9/11: Abolish Dept. of Homeland Security, says Cato

It’s time to return the 22 pre-existing government agencies to their original home, says David Rittgers of the Cato Institute.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:14 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 09/09/2011

CFR names Reinhart and Rogoff as winners of 2011 Arthur Ross book award

The Council on Foreign Relations has named the winners of its annual book prize for international affairs.

By Allen McDuffee  |  03:05 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Cheney at AEI: Waterboarding under Bush still keeps us safe under Obama

The former vice president still insists that waterboarding isn’t torture and that it still keeps us safe today.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:54 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 09/09/2011

CFR’s Ed Husain: It’s up to Western Muslims to defeat al-Qaeda

It’s up to the millions of Western Muslims to show how Islam and modernity can be reconciled, says one think tanker.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:58 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 09/08/2011

AM Briefing (9/8/11): 9/11, more stimulus and jobs, Patriot Act and more

The morning’s think tank news: 9/11, more stimulus and jobs, Patriot Act and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:34 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Live-blogging: It’s time to end the war on terror

By Allen McDuffee  |  06:45 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 09/07/2011

It’s time to end the war on terror: live-blogging the Intelligence Squared debates

This evening, I’ll live-blog the Intelligence Squared debate questioning whether or not it’s time to end the war on terror.

By Allen McDuffee  |  06:18 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Manhattan Institute’s Charlotte Allen on college campus 9/11 commemoration

Too much focus on “understanding” 9/11 does celebrate the heroes of 9/11, says one think tanker.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:56 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 09/07/2011

AM Briefing (9/7/11): 9/11, Romney vs. Perry, rebuilding the middle class and more

The morning’s think tank news: 9/11, Romney vs. Perry, rebuilding the middle class and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:52 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 09/06/2011

RAND’s James Dobbins on America’s overreaction to 9/11

The U.S. could have built its response to 9/11 around its previous experience but chose to overreact, says RAND’s James Dobbins.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:33 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Manhattan Institute’s Judith Miller now a theater critic for Tablet

The Manhattan Institute’s Judith Miller has added theater critic to her repertoire.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Asia Society announces finalists for Bernard Schwartz Book Award

The think tank announces the five finalists for its annual book award, but still no think tanks on the list.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:25 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 09/06/2011

AM Briefing (9/6/11): Banned Books Week, Keynes and liberals, the $10,000 Bachelor’s degree and more

The morning’s think tank news: Banned Books Week, Keynes and liberals, the $10,000 Bachelor’s degree and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:37 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 09/02/2011

AM Briefing (9/2/11): China, Exxon Mobil, Egypt, jobs and more

The morning’s think tank news: China, Exxon Mobil, Egypt, jobs and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:13 AM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 09/01/2011

NCPA’s H. Sterling Burnett on offshore drilling and the federal budget

“Everyone wins” from offshore drilling says National Center for Policy Analysis fellow H. Sterling Burnett.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:17 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 09/01/2011

AM Briefing (9/1/11): Iraq, Bachmann, Clarence Thomas, Japan and more

The morning’s think tanks news: Iraq, Bachmann, Clarence Thomas, Japan and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:01 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Justin Wolfers leaves Brookings, reflects on Washington, think tanks

Wolfers reflects on Brookings, Washington and think tanks.

By Allen McDuffee  |  03:11 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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