Institute for the Study of War

ISW
Washington D.C., United States

The Institute for the Study of War advances an informed understanding of military affairs through reliable research, trusted analysis, and innovative education. ISW is committed to improving the nation’s ability to execute military operations and respond to emerging threats in order to achieve U.S. strategic objectives. ISW is a non-partisan, non-profit, public policy research organization.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.understandingwar.org/

Address:
1400 16th Street NW, Suite 515 Washington, DC 20036

Country:
United States

Sub-region:
Northern America

Areas of focus

Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
N/A
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
Institute for the Study of War
 17
United States average
 41
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Dr. Kimberly Kagan
Founder gender: All female
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): John M. Keane
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Kimberly Kagan
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2023
Institute for the Study of War
 40
United States average
 51
Global average
 66
2021
Institute for the Study of War
 177
% Female staff
2023
Institute for the Study of War
 43%
United States average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Institute for the Study of War
 47%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Institute for the Study of War
 460
United States average
 60
Global average
 65
2020
Institute for the Study of War
 197

Social

Twitter
Followers (2024)
Institute for the Study of War
 605,300
United States average
 38,523
Global average
 18,119
Subscribers (2023)
Institute for the Study of War
 8,860
United States average
 19,521
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Institute for the Study of War
 5,120
Subscribers (2021)
Institute for the Study of War
 1,800

Data notes

Last updated: 24/05/2023
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