CSIS is a private, tax-exempt institution, and its research is nonpartisan and nonproprietary. It is a public policy research institution dedicated to policy analysis and to having an impact. The center is distinctive for maintaining resident experts on all the world's major geographical regions; it also covers key functional areas such as international finance, emerging markets, US domestic and economic policy, and US foreign policy and national security issues. Policy impact is the basic mission of CSIS. Its goal is to inform and shape selected policy decisions in government and the private sector to meet the increasingly complex and difficult challenges that leaders will confront in the next century.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: All male
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2018): Dr. John J. Hamre
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2017): Dr. John J. Hamre
Leader gender: Male