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Iran’s extrajudicial assassinations, Obama’s defense policy and other think tank events [Daybook]

10:00 The Rise and Consequences of Inequality with Alan Krueger, Chairman, President’s Council of Economic Advisers; former Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist, US Department of Treasury (Center for American Progress)

10:00 The Honorable Espen Barth Eide Minister of Defense of Norway (CSIS)

11:45 Energy, Water, and Debt: Linked Problems, Common Solutions? with Craig Zamuda, U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Climate Change Policy and Technology; John Lyman, Atlantic Council; W. David Montgomery, NERA Economic Consulting; Gary Libecap, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara; Jes Munk Hansen, Grundfos North America; Sheila Olmstead, Resources for the Future; Kassia Yanosek, Tana Energy Capital LLC (Hudson Institute)

12:00 Justice Iranian Style: Tehran’s Extrajudicial Assassinations with Roya Hakakian (Woodrow Wilson Center)

12:15 Democracy Promotion Under Obama: Revitalization or Retreat? (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

12:15 What’s Happening in Iraq? with Rahman Aljebouri, National Endowment for Democracy; Douglas A. Ollivant, New America Foundation; LTC Joel Rayburn, U.S. Army (New America Foundation)

12:30 Assessing Obama’s Defense Strategy with Thomas Donnelly, AEI; Gary Schmitt, AEI; James Carafano, Heritage; Baker Spring, Heritage (AEI)

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He freelances and hosts a podcast at governmentality.net and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.
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