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Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations

PCFR is dedicated to growing Arizona’s global prominence by providing forums that explore critical foreign policy issues and build enduring international connections.

Joint Special Operations University

JSOU prepares SOF professionals to address strategic and operational challenges, arming them with the ability to think through problems with knowledge, insight, and foresight.


The McCain Institute

The McCain Institute is a nonpartisan organization inspired by Senator John McCain and his family’s dedication to public service. We are part of Arizona State University and based in Washington, D.C.

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Future Security Initiative

The Future Security Initiative (FSI) is a collaborative hub that reconceptualizes U.S. security policy towards a holistic engagement with current and future challenges by generating innovative ideas, a new security language, and transformative solutions grounded in concrete, transdisciplinary efforts to improve human flourishing and well-being.

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Leadership, Diplomacy and National Security Lab

The Leadership, Diplomacy and National Security Lab (LDNS Lab) advances character-driven leadership, diplomacy, national security education and training.

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Global Security Initiative

The Global Security Initiative (GSI) produces mission-relevant approaches and decision support tools to address some of the world’s most vexing and complicated security challenges.


ASU in Washington DC

Washington, D.C. is an international hub for key decision-making. Having a local presence there empowers ASU to bring its academic and discovery strengths to bear on the creation and application of new, transformative knowledge.


Flag Officer Advisory Council

The Arizona State University Flag Officer Advisory Council provides advice and perspective to President Michael M. Crow, faculty, staff and students on matters of national significance. Council members include retired military generals and admirals from the U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Air Force.

School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership

The School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership provides undergraduate and graduate students at Arizona State University with the foundation to succeed as lifelong learners and future leaders in political, economic and social life.