• The Freeman Chair in China Studies and other CSIS programs analyze the world’s most populous country.

  • The Japan Chair studies the political, economic, and security issues related to Japan and its place within Asia and the world.

  • The Korea Chair leads CSIS's work to advance major policy issues related to Korea at critical time in the U.S.-ROK alliance.

  • Providing a sustained, high-level policy focus on Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Island Countries.

  • CSIS has extensive expertise in the Southeast Asia region, anchored by the Chair for Southeast Asia Studies and its chair holder Ernest Z. Bower.

  • Multiple programs and scholars focus on Afghanistan, especially the role of the United States and the international community there.

  • Led by the Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies, CSIS has a number of resources dedicated to analyzing the many facets of the world’s most populous democracy.

  • Many programs at CSIS study this critically important nation.

  • The Middle East Program and the Africa Program lead CSIS analysis of this vast region.

  • The Africa Program, along with programs and scholars focused on health and energy issues, analyze a host of issues affecting the region.

  • Energy and trade issues comprise much of CSIS’s work on the Caribbean.

  • Border, trade, and security issues comprise much of CSIS’s work on this region.

  • The Americas Program houses most of CSIS’s expertise on the many political, economic, and security issues related to this continent.

  • Providing analysis and policy recommendations on the growing geopolitical and strategic challenges in the Arctic.

  • The Europe Program leads CSIS’s longstanding research on this region.

  • CSIS has long had expertise on NATO and the transatlantic relationship.

  • Many programs at CSIS, especially the Turkey Project, analyze a host of issues related to this strategic nation.

  • The Europe Program leads CSIS’s longstanding research on this region.

  • The Middle East Program houses much of CSIS’s expertise on this country.

  • The Middle East Program and the Energy and National Security Program lead CSIS’s work on this rapidly changing region.

  • The Middle East Program leads CSIS’s work on Iran and the many security and energy issues related to it.

  • Multiple programs and scholars have expertise on the many security and foreign policy issues related to Iraq and the United States’ involvement there.

  • Many programs and scholars contribute to CSIS’s expertise on this region.

  • The Middle East Program and the Africa Program lead CSIS analysis of this vast region.

  • Many programs at CSIS, especially the Turkey Project, analyze a host of issues related to this strategic nation.

  • Providing analysis and policy recommendations on the growing geopolitical and strategic challenges in the Arctic.

  • The Russia and Eurasia Program leads work on this strategically important crossroads.

  • Many programs and scholars analyze the host of issues related to Central Asia, especially security and energy.

  • Led by the Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS works on all facets of the foreign policy, security, economic, and energy issues related to Russia.