Manhattan Institute Names a New President
The Manhattan Institute, a conservative nonprofit think tank, has named Reihan Salam as their next President. Salam was most recently the Executive Editor of The National Review, a Policy Fellow at the National Review Institute, and a Contributing Editor for The Atlantic. Prior to that, he was a Columnist at Slate, where he covered a variety of issues affecting society including politics, gender roles, and economic development. Salam previously worked for The Atlantic, NBC News, The New York Times, and the Council on Foreign Relations. The son of Bangladeshi immigrants is also the author of Melting Pot or Civil War? and Co-Author of Grand New Party. The 2001 Harvard graduate began his career as a Reporter for The New Republic. “For decades, the Institute has been an intellectual powerhouse, with an unmatched record for putting its scholars’ thought into practice,” Salam said. “It is an honor for me to help shape the Institute’s next chapter, and to lead an organization with such an impressive track record and so much promise for the future.” More here.