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Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

International Relations and Security

The Atlantic Council. Promotes leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the Atlantic Community's role in meeting global challenges.

Brookings Institution. Conduct research on ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global levels.

British American Security Information Council (BASIC). Seeks non-judgmental engagement and common ground in the interests of nuclear disarmament.

Center for Security Studies.  Center for Swiss and international security policy expertise in research, teaching, and consulting activities.

Center for Strategic and International Studies.  International policy institute focused on defense, security; and many other transnational challenges.

Chatham House. The Royal Institute of International Affairs. Independent policy institute based in London dedicated to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world.

Council on Foreign Relations. Important US Foreign Policy Institute and publisher of Foreign Affairs

French Institute for International Relations. Research and debate on major contemporary international issues.

Harvard Center for International Development. Conducts research at international development at all academic levels.  See their working papers.

RAND Corporation.  Addresses security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Much research conducted on behalf of public & private grantors and clients.

The Trilateral Commission. Leaders from Europe, Japan and North America to foster cooperation among core industrialized areas of the world with shared leadership responsibilities in the international system. 

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.  Global policy think tank charted by the US Congress.  Covers many regional and international areas but focuses chiefly on international affairs and security.