the center for strategic and international studies (csis) is a bipartisan, nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to advancing practical ideas to address the world’s greatest challenges.
thomas j. pritzker was named chairman of the csis board of trustees in 2015, succeeding former u.s. senator sam nunn (d-ga). founded in 1962, csis is led by john j. hamre, who has served as president and chief executive officer since 2000.
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