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Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) 2005f
1800 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20006, United States
tel:1-202 887 0200 fax:1-202 775 3199

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1962.

General Description: 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.

Annual Budget:

Staff: 215 (140 research, 75 administrative/support), 33 visiting, 80 intern

Executive Officers:
Dr. HAMRE, John J. (President and CEO)
Mr. BROADDUS, Gregory D. (Chief Financial Officer)
Dr. NIBLETT, Robin (Executive Vice President)
Dr. CAMPBELL, Kurt (Senior Vice President and Director, International Security Program)
Dr. CRONIN, Patrick M. (Director of Studies)
Dr. FARRAR, Jay C. (Senior Vice President, External Affairs)
Ms. COSTELLO, Anne (Vice President & Corporate Treasurer)
Ms. NESSETH, Johanna (Vice President)

Public Relations:
Mr. SCHOEFF, Mark (Director for External Affairs)
Ms. HIRANO, Eri (Program Manager for Japan)

(As of November, 2004)

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