Center for Strategic and International Studies

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Center for Strategic and International Studies
Csisoffice.jpg
The CSIS building near Scott Circle in Washington, D.C.
AbbreviationCSIS
MottoProviding strategic insights and bipartisan policy solutions to decisionmakers
Formation1962; 58 years ago (1962)
TypeForeign policy think tank
52-1501082[1]
Legal status501(c)(3) nonprofit organization[2]
Headquarters1616 Rhode Island Avenue NW
Location
Coordinates38°54′07″N 77°02′31″W / 38.90194°N 77.04194°W / 38.90194; -77.04194Coordinates: 38°54′07″N 77°02′31″W / 38.90194°N 77.04194°W / 38.90194; -77.04194
John J. Hamre[3]
Thomas J. Pritzker[4]
AffiliationsGeorgetown University (1962–1987)
Revenue (2014)
$43,431,720[1]
Expenses (2014)$38,935,803[1]
Endowment$12,522,632[1]
Employees (2014)
354[1]
Volunteers (2014)
274[1]
WebsiteCSIS.org

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a think tank in Washington, D.C., in the United States.[5] CSIS was created as the "Center for Strategic and International Studies" of Georgetown University in 1962. The center does policy studies and strategic analyses of political, economic and security issues throughout the world. They specifically focus on issues about international relations, trade, technology, finance, energy and geostrategy.[6]

In the University of Pennsylvania's 2019 Global Go To Think Tanks Report, CSIS is ranked the number one think tank in the United States across all subjects, the "Top Defense and National Security Think Tank" in the world, and the 4th best think tank in the world overall.[7][8] CSIS has been named the number one think tank for Defense and National Security every years since 2013, and has been named the 'Center of Excellence'.[8]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Form 990: Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax". Center for Strategic and International Studies. Guidestar. September 30, 2015.
  2. "Center for Strategic and International Studies Inc." Exempt Organizations Select Check. Internal Revenue Service. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  3. "John J. Hamre". Center for Strategic and International Studies. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  4. "Thomas J. Pritzker". Center for Strategic and International Studies. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
  5. "Company Overview of Center for Strategic and International Studies, Inc". Bloomberg. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
  6. "The Center for Strategic and International Studies". Charitynavigator.org. 2018-03-01. Retrieved 2018-09-11.
  7. "CSIS Named Number One Think Tank in the United States". SU News. Retrieved 2020-02-12.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Global Go To Think Tanks Report". University of Pennsylvania. Retrieved February 5, 2020.

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