1962, Washington; 220 staff
(1962, Washington; www.csis.org).
Mission: “finding ways to sustain American prominence and prosperity as a force for good in the world.” by conducting “research and analysis and developing policy initiatives that look to the future and anticipate change.” Hosts >1600 events per year on defense and security, economic development, energy and climate change, global health, human rights, global trends and forecasts, the Middle East, Asia, etc. Staff: 220 full-time and large network of affiliated scholars world-wide. Publishes books, reports, newsletters, and commentaries targeted at decision- makers in policy, government, business, and academia. Periodicals include Critical Questions and New Perspectives in Foreign Policy. Chair of CSIS Board of Directors: former US Senator Sam Nunn (since 1999); President and CEO: John J. Hamre