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 J. Stephen Morrison , Katherine E. Bliss , and Audrey Jackson — April 24, 2017
Event by Tom Karako , Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) , Dr. Laura Grego , and Dr. James N. Miller — April 7, 2017
Border Security, Threats, and the Fight Against Terrorism Worldwide – A Conversation with Representative Martha McSally (R-AZ)
Event by Nina Easton , Kathleen H. Hicks , and Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) — April 4, 2017
Event by Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) , Brigadier General Peter B. Zwack, USA (Ret.) , Olga Oliker , and Kathleen H. Hicks — March 30, 2017
Event by John J. Hamre , Tom Karako , Todd Harrison , and Andrew Philip Hunter — March 22, 2017
Event by Heather A. Conley , Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) , James J. Townsend, Jr. , and Admiral Gary Roughead (USN Ret.) — January 24, 2017
Event by Daniel F. Runde , Senator Tim Kaine , Marcela Escobari , Mey Hung , Mark Lopes , James Michel , José Angel Quiros , Juan Carlos Zapata , Christina Perkins , and Kimberly Breier — December 7, 2016
Event by John J. Hamre , Michael J. Green , and Matthew P. Goodman — June 14, 2016
Event by James Andrew Lewis , William A. Carter , and Denise E. Zheng — June 6, 2016
Event by James Andrew Lewis , The Honorable Tim Kaine , Andrew Grotto , Thomas More MacLellan , Andy Ozment , and Kirsten Duncan — May 24, 2016