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Announcement

  • Michael Rich Delivers Eulogy for Willis Ware

    Mar 28, 2014

    "The field of computer science is relatively young, but it has seen its share of visionaries and trailblazers. Few, however, have pushed the frontiers of technology with as much persistence and longevity as Willis Howard Ware," noted RAND president Michael Rich at a memorial for Ware.

From the RAA President

  • Issue 63 of Alumni Bulletin, Now Available Online

    I just wanted to take a moment to wish you a happy holiday and a safe, healthy new year. And to thank you for all you’ve done for us in the past year. I’m pleased that so many of you attended alumni events, participated in the Alumni Impact Fund campaign, and continue to stay connected.

Alumni in the News

  • Andrew Parasiliti Named Director of Center for Global Risk and Security at RAND

    Aug 18, 2014

    Andrew Parasiliti, former editor in chief of Al-Monitor.com, has been named director of the Center for Global Risk and Security. Previously, he served as executive director of the International Institute for Strategic Studies-US and Corresponding Director, IISS-Middle East.

  • Taking It One Crisis at a Time

    Aug 19, 2014

    The main difference between the immediate post-Cold War decade and the post-9/11 era as regards the variety of international challenges is that during that earlier period these challenges were faced and dealt with seriatim, rather than allowed to accumulate.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • A Better Afghan Strategy: Lose the Timeline

    Mar 26, 2015

    It's in America's strategic interest to once and for all do away with its arbitrary timeline in favor of a strategy that provides its Afghan partners with something to preserve and nurture, not something to dread losing.

  • Grounds for Cautious Optimism on an Iran Nuclear Deal

    Mar 26, 2015

    Sufficient information is available to be optimistic about the characteristics of the framework accord anticipated by the end of this month. Many Americans might be surprised to learn what has already been accomplished under the interim agreement that laid the groundwork for the comprehensive deal now being negotiated.

  • The Front National and the Future of French Foreign Policy

    Mar 25, 2015

    France's far-right party Front National is ascendant. Its leader could be a strong contender in 2017's presidential elections. Do the Front National's current and, possibly, future successes have implications for France's partners and allies in Europe and beyond?

  • Pooling Resources for Public Service Transformation

    Mar 25, 2015

    Poor coordination in government services has long been a source of frustration to users, and a cause of inefficiency and ineffectiveness. The emerging debate about devolution of powers and responsibilities for some public services, and ongoing resource pressures, have encouraged innovative, locally developed approaches.