The NIC is a centre for mid- and long-term strategic thinking within the US Government, reporting to the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) and providing the President and senior policymakers with analyses of foreign policy issues that have been reviewed and coordinated throughout the Intelligence Community.
The Atlantic Council is a pre-eminent, non-partisan institution devoted to promoting transatlantic cooperation and international security. The Council provides an essential forum for tackling modern global challenges and building consensus on US policy, as well as identifying and shaping responses to major issues facing the Atlantic Alliance and transatlantic relations.
Acting within the Charter of the Russian Academy of Sciences, IMEMO is one of the world's leading independent research institutes for socio-economic, political and strategic research. Research carried out by IMEMO serves as a reliable basis for political decision-making, involving many members of Russian political elite, journalists and eminent scholars.