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Researching a broad array of issues pertaining to Sub-Saharan Africa and the Maghreb.


Throughout the Western Hemisphere, CYIS analyzes the most important foreign policy and national security issues and their impact on the U.S. and our regional partners.


CYIS is providing analysis and policy recommendations on the growing geopolitical and strategic challenges in Asia.

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Russia and Eurasia

Analyzing Russia and the other former Soviet states in Europe, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.


Analyzing key aspects of Europe as both a vital strategic partner and a cornerstone of the global community.

Middle East

The Middle East is a complex region that requires deep and nuanced analysis.