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Think Tanked: November, 2011

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 11/30/2011

If Herman Cain drops, Newt Gingrich may benefit, but for how long?

Newt Gingrich may benefit most if Cain leaves the race, but for how long?

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:29 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Hoover ranks 2011’s best and worst moments in education: short on education policy, heavy on politics

The Hoover Institution ranks the best and worst moments in education for 2011, which has more to do with politics than education.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:55 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/29/2011

After the supercommittee at Heritage; Cato on the Hill plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on the day’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Eurozone crisis is trumped by ‘democracy deficit,’ says AEI’s John Bolton

A former Bush administration official says that the eurozone crisis is secondary to its “democracy deficit.”

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:32 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Foreign Policy’s 100 Global Thinkers List: Which think tankers made the cut?

How did think tankers measure up on Foreign Policy magazine’s Top 100 Global Thinkers list?

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:18 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 11/28/2011

The euro crisis, America’s IED problem and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news:The euro crisis, America’s IED problem and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:32 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/28/2011

Beyond the supercommittee at AEI, World Energy Outlook at Carnegie plus more think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on the day’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 11/23/2011

GOP debate, recusing Kagan and Thomas and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: GOP debate, recusing Kagan and Thomas and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:45 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:32 PM ET, 11/22/2011

GOP Debates: Republican candidates answer Marc Thiessen on unexpected threats

AEI’s Marc Thiessen asks the candidates about unexpected threats.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:32 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 11/22/2011

GOP debate: Behind the scenes with CNN, Heritage and AEI

A look behind the scenes of tonight’s CNN debate.

By Allen McDuffee  |  04:32 PM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/22/2011

GOP Debate with CNN, AEI and Heritage and other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 11/21/2011

GOP debate: Conflict for AEI and Heritage as new players?

Tuesday’s GOP debate raises questions about think tank involvement.

By Allen McDuffee  |  03:36 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Job growth could be boosted by changing immigration policies

More jobs in America will only happen with more foreign entrepreneurs, says one Brookings scholar.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011

New America’s MacKinnon to take Hearst post

Freedom of press scholar takes Hearst appointment.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:00 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Lee Fang also leaving Center for American Progress

The Center for American Progress loses another visible member of its staff.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:32 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Occupy Wall Street must remember who they are, Afghanistan’s violence and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Occupy Wall Street must remember who they are, Afghanistan’s violence and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:02 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/21/2011

Advice to the Supercommittee at Brookings, black leadership at the Wilson Center plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 11/19/2011

Sunday Talk Shows (11/20/11): Meet the Press, This Week, GPS, Face the Nation and more

The rundown on this week’s Sunday talk shows.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:59 AM ET, 11/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 11/18/2011

OSU’s John Mueller joins Cato

The libertarian think tank announces an ‘unconventional’ scholar appointment.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:45 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Occupy Wall Street’s accomplishments, candidates and civics and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Occupy Wall Street’s accomplishments, candidates and civics and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:58 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/18/2011

Global drug trade at CSIS, Cuba’s economy at Brookings plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Think tankers defend Michael McFaul nomination amid delays

Conservatives have rallied to defend the nominee for U.S. ambassador to Russia

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:53 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Congress isn’t listening to Occupy Wall Street, the Pentagon as jobs plan and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Congress isn’t listening to Occupy Wall Street, the Pentagon as jobs plan and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:01 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/17/2011

Samantha Power at Carnegie, borderless economics at Cato plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 11/16/2011

When Newt Gingrich joined AEI [From the File Cabinet]

Taking a look back to 1999, when Newt joined the American Enterprise Institute.

By Allen McDuffee  |  04:22 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Housing bubble and wealth: The New Yorker draws on Dean Baker

What happens when you put together the negative impact of the wealth effect, the housing bubble bursting and the steep decline in residential investment?

By Allen McDuffee  |  12:57 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/16/2011

Adm. Gary Roughead joins Hoover Institution

Roughead plans to work with George P. Shultz and William Perry on how the military has an impact on the American way of life.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 11/16/2011

More on Newt Gingrich’s surge, defense spending and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Newt Gingrich’s surge, defense spending and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:41 AM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Social Security solvency: CEPR’s Dean Baker takes on Rep. Jason Chaffetz

One think tanker sends a congressman a letter to clear up the issue.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:55 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 11/15/2011

WSJ’s Peggy Noonan visits Hoover Institution

Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan spends a day with the Hoover Institution.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:35 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Newt Gingrich’s surge, Europe’s debt crisis and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Newt Gingrich’s surge, Europe’s debt crisis and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:22 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Ending the war on drugs at Cato, Richard Pipes at Heritage plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Matt Yglesias leaving CAP, returning to journalism

Matt Yglesias has announced he’s leaving the think tank world and will be returning to journalism.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 11/14/2011

Rick Perry’s ‘brain freeze,’ the European financial crisis and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Rick Perry’s ‘brain freeze,’ the European financial crisis and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:32 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/14/2011

U.S.-India relations at Heritage, India’s contradiction at Carnegie, plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on the day’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 AM ET, 11/12/2011

Sunday Talks Shows: 11/13/11

The rundown on the Sunday talk shows.

By Allen McDuffee  |  03:43 AM ET, 11/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Top Obama Middle East adviser Dennis Ross steps down, returning to think tank

One of President Obama’s top Middle East advisers, Dennis Ross, is stepping down and heading to think tank.

By Allen McDuffee  |  05:02 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Panetta's defense budget cutting proposals not deep enough, says Korb

Leon Panetta’s defense cut proposals don’t come close to reaching where we should be says Larry Korb.

By Allen McDuffee  |  12:34 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 11/10/2011

GOP debates: All Republican candidates will participate in AEI, Heritage national security debate

All GOP candidates have confirmed they will participate in the national security debate hosted by CNN, Heritage and AEI.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:58 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Hoover announces national security fellows for 2011-2012

The Hoover Institution has announced its national security fellows for 2011-2012.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:42 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Rick Perry forgetting is the media’s fault, conservatives and the elections and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Rick Perry forgetting is the media’s fault, conservatives and the elections and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:33 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Iran’s activities in Latin America plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Judith Miller now an expert in...California pension reform?

Former New York Times journalist keeps expanding her areas of expertise.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:32 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 11/09/2011

GOP debates: AEI pushes 2012 Republican candidates on U.S.-Israel relations

The Republican candidates have expressed commitment to Israel, but they’ve been unclear on the details says AEI.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:57 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Herman Cain vs. Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Herman Cain vs. Barack Obama, Mitt Romney and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:43 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Health care in the UK, dismantling health benefits for federal employees plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Sen. Jon Kyl to receive Hudson’s Herman Kahn Award

The Hudson Institute will award Sen. Jon Kyl the Herman Kahn Award.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:57 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:18 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Vetting Herman Cain, Iran’s nuclear problem and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Vetting Herman Cain, Iran’s nuclear problem and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:18 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Mayor Bloomberg and deficit reduction, the AT&T and T-Mobile merger plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Cybersecurity: China and Russia are our ‘most vigorous opponents’

A new intelligence report confirms suspicions: China and Russia greatest violators of U.S. cybersecurity.

By Allen McDuffee  |  05:01 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 11/07/2011

Herman Cain’s unconventional campaign, politics and the religious divide and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Herman Cain’s unconventional campaign, politics and the religious divide and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:02 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/07/2011

China’s rise at Carnegie, America’s future at AEI plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Jonathan Pollard: Did Netanyahu make the U.S. into Hamas?

In a speech to the Knesset, Benjamin Netanyahu elevated the release of Jonathan Pollard to Gilad Shalit, but how did he paint the U.S.?

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:21 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Cato launches Libertarianism.org

The Cato Institute has launched Libertarianism.org, an intellectual home for libertarians.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:25 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 11/03/2011

Is it the end for Herman Cain?, Iran has not ‘won’ Iraq and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Is it the end for Herman Cain?, Iran has not ‘won’ Iraq and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:08 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/03/2011

China and market reforms at Brookings, Russia’s elections at Heritage plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on today’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Economic barriers and the ‘State of Young America’

A new poll shows that while most young Americans still believe in the American Dream, economic barriers are what’s holding them back.

By Allen McDuffee  |  01:32 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Which wealthy governments are helping poor countries most? How helpful is the U.S.?

A new reports says the U.S. helps poorer countries, but it’s pretty much in one way.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:41 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Greece debt crisis and the European Union, illegal immigration and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Greece debt crisis and the European Union, illegal immigration and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:32 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Obama’s reliance on drones ‘extreme,’ says Brookings’ Benjamin Wittes

The Obama administration’s reliance on the CIA’s drone program is “extreme,” says one Brookings scholar.

By Allen McDuffee  |  11:38 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 11/01/2011

GOP debates: AEI and Heritage foreign policy debate pushed back

The Republican debate on foreign policy and national security gets pushed back.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:52 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 11/01/2011

AEI and Heritage to teachers: You’re not underpaid

A new report from AEI and Heritage says that contrary to Secretary Arne Duncan’s claims, teacher’s aren’t underpaid.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:02 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Mitt Romney’s inevitability, Palestinians UNESCO membership and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Mitt Romney’s inevitability, Palestinians UNESCO membership and more.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:02 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 11/01/2011

Henry Kissinger on Afghanistan, military suicide at CNAS plus other think tank events [Daybook]

The rundown on the day’s think tank events.

By Allen McDuffee  |  07:15 AM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Herman Cain addresses 9-9-9, but not sexual harassment claims, at AEI

Think tank bans questions on sexual harassment allegations against GOP candidate Herman Cain.

By Allen McDuffee  |  10:21 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Occupy Wall Street: Niall Ferguson and Jeffrey Sachs in heated debate on CNN over 1% wealthiest Americans

The two economic heavyweights face off in a heated debate over the 1% of wealthiest Americans.

By Allen McDuffee  |  09:28 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 10/31/2011

Non-profits and politics, Herman Cain at AEI and more [AM Briefing]

The morning’s think tank news: Non-profits and politics, Herman Cain at AEI and more

By Allen McDuffee  |  08:02 AM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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