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Indiana Family Institute
: Conservative advocacy group focusing on marriage and other familial issues.
Institute for Counter-Terrorism
: This Israeli academic institution provides information about counterterrorism and advising leaders on ways to counteract and deter terrorist attacks.
Institute for Defence Studies and Analysi
: Indian institution analyzing military and international security.
nstitute for Development Strategies
Indiana University center concerned with promoting regional, national, and international economic development.
Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis
: Conducts research on foreign and defense policy issues.
Institute for National Strategic Studies
: National Defense University center studying international affairs and national security.
Institute for Policy Research
Northwestern University interdisciplinary public policy research institute with an urban policy emphasis.
Institute for Policy Studies
: Leftist public policy research organization.
Institute for Politics, Democracy, and the Internet
-George Washington University center establishing a research base for studying online political activity emphasizing U.S. campaigns and elections.
Institute for Public Policy Research
Leftist British public policy research organization.
Institute for Research on Poverty
University of Wisconsin center researching U.S. poverty.
Institute for Security Studies
South African center providing substantive analysis of
African national security and criminal justice trends and developments.
Institute for the Study of War
Nonpartisan and nonprofit public policy research organization seeking to advance an informed understanding of military affairs.
Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies
:This Singaporean institution at Nanyang Technological
University provides Southeast Asian perspectives on international political, economic, and security issues.
Institute of Government & Public Affairs
: University of Illinois center studying Illinois public policy issues.
Institute of Governmental Studies
Serves as the University of California-Berkeley's primary center for interdisciplinary research in politics, government, & public policy.
nstitute of Peace & Conflict Studies
: Indian research center studying peace and security issues.
Institute of Public Affairs
: Melbourne, Australia research center seeking to improve & strengthen economic and political freedom.
Institute on Religion & Democracy
: Christian organization promoting the church's social & political witness and supporting the strengthening of democracy & religious liberty in the U.S. & globally.
: Organization promoting discussions and analysis of Latin America and the Caribbean and U.S. policies toward these areas.
International Boundaries Research Unit
Durham University (UK) center featuring a database on international boundary and territory issues and seeking to minimize conflict caused by these problems
International Institute for Democracy & Electoral Assistance
: Swedish-based intergovernmental institution seeking to promote democratic elections, governance, and reform.
International Institute for Strategic Studies
: British security studies organization.
International Relations & Security Network
Swiss-based network of internationals relations & international security resources.
Internet Law & Policy Forum
: Organization studying the Internet�s impact on legal and public policy issues.
The Israel Project
This nonprofit organization seeks to influence global opinion to support Israel and achieve peace and security for that country.
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
: Rice University center conducting domestic and international public policy research.
J.M. Dawson Institute for Church-State Studies
: Baylor University center studying church-state relations and religious liberty issues.
Japan Information Access Project
Provides research on various aspects of Japan.
Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
: Israeli foreign policy research institute.
Joan Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
: University of Notre Dame center studying international peace and conflict resolution.
Johns Hopkins Center for Strategic & Advanced International Studies
: Provides international affairs training for current and future governmental leaders.
Joint Center for Political & Economic Studies
: Studies black political and economic issues.
: Australian organization conducting research on emerging security challenges for Australia.
Korea Institute for National Unification
: South Korean organization conducting research on North Korea and supporting Korean reunification.
Latvian Institute of International Affairs:
Latvian organization studying Baltic security issues and various international relations topics.
Organization committed to fighting abuses of Western legal and constitutional freedoms by Islamist apologists.
Lithuanian Free Market Institute
: This organization promotes ideas of individual freedom and responsibility, the free market, and limited government.
Lowy Institute for International Policy
: Australian organization conducting foreign policy and foreign economic policy research and analysis.
The Lugar Center
: (Named for former Indiana Senator Richard Lugar, this organization focuses on providing global solutions to problems such as combating weapons of mass destruction, effective governance, and food and energy security,
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Michigan-based policy research center.
: New York City-based policy research organization.
Social science research database promoting conservative/traditionalist perspectives on marriage and the family (
Menzies Research Centre
Australian public policy center focusing on providing Australian public policy solutions emphasizing individual freedom and free markets.
Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI)
Translates Arab and Farsi language press reports.
Migration Policy Institute
: Independent and nonpartisan institute dedicated to analyzing the worldwide movement of people.
niversity of Virginia center researching the American presidency and various public policy issues.
MIT Security Studies Program
: Security studies program based at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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