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Council of American Overseas Research Centers

The Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) has centers in a number of countries (including Cambodia, Cyprus, Egypt, Turkey, and Yemen) and is dedicated to providing a base for American scholars undertaking significant research in these various host countries. On the Council site, interested parties can learn about its various services and the different fellowship opportunities it...
Miller Center of Public Affairs

Housed at Jefferson's University (otherwise known as the University of Virginia), it makes sense that the Miller Center of Public Affairs would be located at such a distinct institution. With a mandate to "gather new knowledge about the American presidency and our government", they have created six different initiatives to complete this task. They include a massive collection of oral history...
MIT Center for International Studies

Over fifty years ago, MIT founded the Center for International Studies "to conduct research to help the United States in its cold war struggle against the Soviet Union." It goes without saying that they have expanded their mission far in subsequent years, and they are now also interested in researching and teaching development studies, comparative politics, and other related areas. Visitors can...
Institute for Strategic Dialogue

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) is an independent think-tank working with leaders in government, media and the private sector. Their goal is to "challenge long-range threats to international and communal peace and to enhance Europe's capacity to act strategically in the global arena." The ISD was started in 1996, and lately their new work has included creating a network of Muslim...
The Edwin O. Reischauer Center

The Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies, housed at the Johns Hopkins University, is one of the most comprehensive think tanks concerning relations between Washington and East Asian governments. Named for the first Japanese-born and Japanese-speaking U.S. Ambassador to Japan, the center has been examining diplomatic relationships for almost 30 years. Readers can learn about the...