Hudson Institute is a nonprofit policy research organization dedicated to innovative research and analysis that promotes global security, prosperity, and freedom. A conservative think-tank, Hudson promotes the discussion and exchange of ideas on issues related to national security, human rights, foreign policy, economics, and domestic policy. Hudson challenges conventional thinking and helps manage strategic transitions to the future through interdisciplinary studies in defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law. The organization seeks to guide public policy makers and global leaders in government and business through a vigorous program of publications, conferences, policy briefings, and recommendations.
Hudson Institute was founded by futurist, military strategist, and systems theorist Herman Kahn and his colleagues at the RAND Corporation.
The organization was founded based on the belief in free markets, individual responsibility, the power of technology, and a determination to preserve America's national security.
The Institute seeks to inform, stimulate, and guide global leaders in the commercial, governmental, and nonprofit sectors through publications, conferences, and policy recommendations.
The Institute’s scholars conduct research in the areas of defense, international relations, economics, health care, technology, culture, and law.
The Institute makes policy recommendations that support individual freedom, free markets, and economic growth based on technological innovation.