The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution that conducts advanced research on policy-relevant issues in Asia. It also serves as the global clearinghouse for Asia research conducted by specialists and institutions worldwide. Through these activities NBR is uniquely positioned to promote informed and effective U.S. policy toward the region.
NBR sponsors projects that examine the economic, political, and strategic questions affecting U.S. relations with East, Central, and South Asia, as well as Russia.
NBR efficiently draws upon the world's premier specialists to develop and carry out its research agenda.
Through its advisory board, programs, and print and electronic publications, NBR integrates its research into the policymaking communities of the United States and Asia.