"When I signed up to be a conservative," an eminent Washington think tanker
said recently to me, "I thought conservatism stood for free trade, fiscal responsibility and personal character." He might have added firmness towards dictators.
Though the prolific public intellectual, activist, and think tanker
will doubtless be remembered by future generations of political scientist and thinkers for his 1995 book Jihad vs.
Ernie Walker is right when he says it's absurd to make a distinction between amateur and pro footballers.
professor and polemicist Derrick Bell; John Brittain, president of the National Lawyers Guild; Haywood Burns of CUNY Law School and The Nation Institute; likely Solicitor General Drew Days; Marion Wright Edelman of the Children's Defense Fund; professor Christopher Edley of Harvard; recently retired federal judge Leon Higginbotham; Elaine Jones, of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund; Emma Coleman Jordan, Georgetown law professor and Clinton transition team member; professor Randall Kennedy of Harvard; Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington's Congressional Representative; Myron Thompson, chief federal judge of Montgomery, Alabama; Roger Wilkins, think tanker
, professor and Justice Department alumnus; Patricia Williams, Columbia law professor.
He made the remarks in a meeting with French think tankers
' officials and staff.
As grand theories were gradually replaced with humble empirical work, economists began to see that government interventions in the market like minimum wages were often much more benign than the think tankers
and pundits had predicted.
Fakhoury described the bank's meeting as " a unique event" which brings together participants representing business leaders, think tankers
and decision-makers, and is the first ever of its kind in Jordan.
Libertarianism, it turned out, was an ideology with many leaders -- Republican senators, governors, think tankers
-- but very few followers.
Our Think Tankers
are there to help but sometimes they get it wrong!
This trend will become more pronounced in the new institute, as we invite leading researchers and think tankers
from around the world to join our staff.
He further said that unfortunately Pakistan not meet the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) regarding the Mother and Child health care , adding that SPDI working with sixty six thousands think tankers
and get 19 numbers in making policy which reflect the performance of SPDI.
Ben Rhodes was forced to explain himself in a blog post Monday after he suggested in an interview with The New York Times Magazine that the White House successfully spun journalists and think tankers
to accept key arguments in favor of the deal with Tehran.
In the post-Cold War era, young politicians, academics and think tankers
failed to appreciate their value.
and policy researchers working on Egypt in the States do not know what to make of all of this, nor what to make of the Muslim Brotherhood's rhetoric when they come for their monthly Washington visit, which is identical to the NDP's rhetoric: Egypt is a democracy, human rights are being respected, there are problems but we have started a national dialogue, and only 4 or 5 non-influential parties haven't joined in, Egypt and the US have a strong and strategic partnership, the security of Israel is the security of Egypt, etc...
think tanks--and, in fact, rank-and-file think tankers
are more likely to be from academic backgrounds.