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 James Andrew Lewis and Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX) — October 13, 2020
Event by Judd Devermont , John J. Hamre , and Congressman Gregory W. Meeks — October 1, 2020
Event by J. Stephen Morrison and Congressman Tom Cole — October 1, 2020
Event by Victor Cha , Mark Lippert , The Honorable Ami Bera , and Sue Mi Terry — September 24, 2020
Transcript — September 24, 2020
Online Event Series: Conversations with Rep. Joaquin Castro and Rep. Will Hurd on “Information Warfare: U.S. Competition with China”
Event by Jude Blanchette , Seth G. Jones , Congressman Joaquin Castro , and Congressman Will Hurd — September 17, 2020
Online Event: Technology’s Role Strengthening Biodefense and Accelerating Economic Recovery After Covid-19: A Conversation with Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE) and Rep. Seth Moulton (D-MA)
Event by Andrew Philip Hunter , The Honorable Seth Moulton , The Honorable Don Bacon , and Morgan Dwyer — September 8, 2020
Event by Caitlin Welsh — September 1, 2020
Online Event: Building Diversity and Combating Prejudice in our Armed Forces, a Conversation with Rep. Anthony Brown (D-MD)
Event by Anthony Brown and Kathleen H. Hicks — July 31, 2020
Event by Jude Blanchette and Bonnie S. Glaser — December 4, 2019