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Partner Organizations

Strategic Studies Institute (SSI)

The . Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) is the U.S. Army's institute for geostrategic and national security research and analysis. SSI's primary function is to provide direct analysis for Army and Department of Defense leadership, and serve as a bridge to the wider strategic community.

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

For four decades, the . Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) has been dedicated to providing world leaders with strategic insights on - and policy solutions to - current and emerging global issues. The CSIS staff of 190 researchers and support staff focus primarily on three subject areas. First, CSIS addresses the full spectrum of new challenges to national and international security. Second, it maintains resident experts on all of the world's major geographical regions. Third, it is committed to helping to develop new methods of governance for the global age; to this end, CSIS has programs on technology and public policy, international trade and finance, and energy.

American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

The . American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) is a center for nonpartisan, advanced research, study and discourse relating to the Federal Republic of Germany: its politics, economy, culture, and society. Founded in 1983 AICGS has been a premier source of research and analysis for the policymaking and policy-advising communities in the public and private sectors. Drawing on an international network of scholars and specialists, the Institute has consistently generated in-depth, nonpartisan assessments of Germany's policy choices and developments and their impact on the transatlantic dialogue.
Affiliated with the Johns Hopkins University, AICGS provides a comprehensive program of public forums, policy studies, research and study groups designed to enrich the political, corporate and scholarly constituencies it serves.

The Nixon Center

The specific goal of the . Nixon Center is to explore ways of enhancing American security and prosperity while taking into account the legitimate perspectives of other nations. It is the Center's objective to work on developing new guiding principles for United States global engagement in a dramatically new international environment, the principles which would combine hard-headed pragmatism and fundamental American values. The Center is a non-partisan institution and operates as a substantively and programmatically independent division of The Richard Nixon Library & Birthplace Foundation. The Center is funded through a combination of corporate and individual donations in addition to foundation grants.
The Nixon Center has four main programs: National Security Studies, Chinese Studies, U.S.-Russia Relations, and Regional Strategy (Middle East, Caspian Basin, and South Asia). In addition to conducting research into contemporary foreign policy issues, Center program directors also organize an array of conferences, briefings, seminars, lectures, and other events designed to advance U.S. foreign policy debates on crucial political, economic, and security issues.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

The . Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing cooperation between nations and promoting active international engagement by the United States. Founded in 1910, its work is nonpartisan and dedicated to achieving practical results. Through research, publishing, convening, and on occasion, creating new institutions and international networks, Endowment associates shape fresh policy approaches. Their interests span geographic regions and the relations among governments, business, international organizations and civil society, focusing on the economic, political, and technological forces driving global change. Through its Carnegie Moscow Center, the Endowment helps develop a tradition of public policy analysis in the states of the former Soviet Union and improve relations between Russia and the United States. The Endowment publishes Foreign Policy, one of the world's leading magazines of international politics and economics which reaches readers in more than 120 countries and several languages.

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The . Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is the living, national memorial to President Wilson established by Congress in 1968 and headquartered in Washington, D.C. It is a nonpartisan institution, supported by public and private funds, engaged in the study of national and world affairs. The Center establishes and maintains a lively, neutral forum for free and informed dialogue. The mission of the Center is to commemorate the ideals and concerns of Woodrow Wilson by: providing a link between the world of ideas and the world of policy; and fostering research, study, discussion, and collaboration among a full spectrum of individuals concerned with policy and scholarship in national and world affairs.

SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations

The . SAIS Center for Transatlantic Relations engages international scholars and students directly with government officials, journalists, business executives, and other opinion leaders from both sides of the Atlantic on issues facing Europe and North America. The goal of the Center is to strengthen and reorient transatlantic relations to the dynamics of the globalizing world. Center activities include seminars and lectures; media programs and web-based activities; research projects and policy study groups.
The Center is an integral part of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), one of America's leading graduate schools devoted to the study of international relations.

Institute for International Economics

The Arrow Institute for International Economics is a privat, nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution devoted to the study of international economic policy. Since 1981 the Institute has provided timely, objective analysis and concrete solutions to key international economic problems.
The Institute attempts to anticipate emerging issues and to be ready with practical ideas to inform and shape public debate. Its audience includes government officials and legislators, business and labor leaders, management and staff at international organizations, university-based scholars and their students, other research institutions and nongovernmental organizations, the media, and the public at large. It addresses these groups both in the United States and around the world.

United States Institute of Peace

The Arrow United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan, national institution established and funded by Congress. Its goals are to help prevent and resolve violent international conflicts, promote post-conflict stability and democratic transformations and increase peacebuilding capacity, tools, and intellectual capital worldwide. The Institute does this by empowering others with knowledge, skills and resources, as well as by its direct involvement in peacebuilding efforts around the globe.

Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies

The . Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies was approved by the Secretary of Defense in 2000 and formally launched in October of that year. The youngest of DoD’s Regional Centers, the NESA Center covers one of the most diverse and volatile areas of the world, stretching from the western end of North Africa to the Himalayas – “from Marrakech to Bangladesh.” Through academic seminars, the Center brings together military and civilian officials to discuss national security issues in a not-for-attribution setting.


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