About the International Security ProgramISP tackles one of the most robust and ambitious research agendas in the field. It covers conventional political-military issues, including defense strategy and policy, acquisition and industry, counterterrorism and homeland security, U.S. nuclear policy, WMD proliferation, defense budget analysis, missile defense, strategic futures, and security cooperation. ISP is also committed to addressing a growing range of nonmilitary issues defining U.S. foreign and security policy.
Nonpartisan/bipartisan analysis of the ongoing defense and security challenges facing the nation provides Congress, the Executive branch, and industry the information needed to make tough decisions. ISP assembles top-level leaders and provides the platform for them to define critical issues and explain the impact nationally and globally.
Shape American national security with bipartisan, independent, and analytically rigorous analysis that helps the U.S. government and other key stakeholders make tough decisions.
Be the world’s premier US national security think tank program. Lead an ambitious research agenda, hire and retain the best staff, communicate our ideas effectively, and grow our authentic brand.