Expert Support for Congress
For more than 50 years, CSIS has prioritized outreach to Members of Congress and their staff to provide in-depth, strategic analysis and guidance from the world’s leading experts in defense and security policy, global challenges, and regional studies.
Through speaking events, topical briefing series, participation in policy conferences, and membership on commissions and task forces, CSIS helps leaders in Congress effectively engage the broader policy community.
CSIS’s expertise in providing grounded, actionable, and bipartisan policy solutions uniquely positions CSIS to help Congress address the national security, development, and foreign policy challenges facing the United States. A key element of our engagement with Congress is through congressional testimony.
- A bipartisan platform from which members of Congress can powerfully engage the wider policy community
- In-office briefings from top policy experts with government, academic, and field experience
- Staff-focused policy discussions
- Commentaries, Critical Questions, and other timely analysis on current issues
- In-depth reports with realistic policy recommendations
- Opportunities for Members and staff to participate in CSIS events, projects, and initiatives
All content by Congressional Affairs at CSIS
Event by Victor Cha , Ami Bera , and Young Kim — September 8, 2021
Event by Gregory B. Poling , Bonny Lin , Representative Elaine Luria (D-VA) , Zack Cooper , and Nguyen Nam Duong — July 30, 2021
Event by Judd Devermont , Senator Chris Van Hollen , and Nureldin Satti — July 19, 2021
Event by Seth G. Jones and Representative Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) — July 14, 2021
Event by Earl Anthony Wayne , Annie Pforzheimer , Daniel F. Runde , Ambassador Adela Raz , Representative Michael Waltz, (R-FL) , and Richard Olson — June 16, 2021
Event by J. Stephen Morrison and Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK-04) — June 9, 2021
Event by John J. Hamre and Walter G. Copan — June 8, 2021
Event by Daniel F. Runde , Andrew S. Natsios , Andrew H. Card , Ambassador Carla A. Hills , Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering , Catherine Bertini , and Douglas H. Paal — June 1, 2021
Event by Jude Blanchette , Congressman Andy Kim , Ryan Hass , Yingyi Ma , and Kaiser Kuo — May 20, 2021
Event by John J. Hamre and Andrei Iancu — May 13, 2021