Institute for National Strategic Studies

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A policy research and strategic gaming organisation within the US National Defense University, supporting the US Department of Defense.

History

Established by the Secretary of Defense in 1984, INSS is comprised of four components: the Research Directorate, which analyzes global and regional security trends and frames national security policy and defense strategy options for senior decision-makers; the National Strategic Gaming Center, which develops and facilitates numerous strategic-level policy exercises and experiential learning activities for senior Executive Branch officials, the military combatant commands, Members of Congress, and various NDU educational programs; the Conference Directorate, which annually organizes several major symposia and supports more than 100 other conferences, seminars, and round-tables organized by the research staff; and NDU Press, which is responsible for the editorial development and production of a range of NDU publications, as well as Joint Force Quarterly, published for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.[1]

Contact

Fort Lesley J. McNair
Washington, DC 20319-5066
Tel: 202-685-2335
Fax: 202-685-3972


References

  1. National Defense Univeristy, About the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS), (accessed 27 June 2008)
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