"We live in an era of tremendous global change. Policy makers will confront unfamiliar challenges, new opportunities, and difficult choices in the years ahead. I look forward to the Scowcroft Institute supporting policy-relevant research that will contribute to our understanding of these changes, illuminating their implications for our national interest, and fostering lively exchanges about how the United States can help shape a world that best serves our interests and reflects our values."
— Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.)
The Scowcroft Institute has initiated a Scowcroft Papers series on issues of interest to policymakers and an informed public.