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SECURITY IN IRAQ: A FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYZING EMERGING THREATS AS U.S. FORCES LEAVE
Author: David C. Gompert et al.

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WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF CONSOLIDATED AFLOAT NETWORKS AND ENTERPRISE SERVICES (CANES) ON NAVY MANPOWER, PERSONNEL, AND TRAINING?
Author: Harry J. Thie et al.

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PROJECT AIR FORCE — FFRDC

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TROUBLED PARTNERSHIP: U.S.-TURKISH RELATIONS IN AN ERA OF GLOBAL GEOPOLITICAL CHANGE
Authors: F. Stephen Larrabee

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GLOBAL COMBAT SUPPORT BASING: ROBUST PREPOSITIONING STRATEGIES FOR AIR FORCE WAR RESERVE MATERIEL
Authors: Ronald G. McGarvey et al.

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RAND ARROYO CENTER — FFRDC

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ARMY DEPLOYMENTS TO OIF AND OEF
Authors: Timothy M. Bonds et al.

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RAND CORPORATE PUBLICATION — FFRDC

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RAND IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: A HISTORY OF THE VIETNAM WAR ERA
Authors: Mai Elliott

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COMMENTARY

The following are national security related commentaries that RAND researchers have contributed to news publications in the past month. To retrieve past commentary pieces, please visit RAND's commentary page.

Iran's Counter-Strike

By David E. Johnson (Providence Journal)

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Europe's Empty Promises

By Christopher S. Chivvis (ForeignPolicy.com)

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A Month After the Earthquake: Opportunities Slipping Away

By Agnes Gereben Schaefer and Anita Chandra (RAND.org and GlobalSecurity.org)

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How Washington Can Really Help the Greens in Tehran

By Alireza Nader and Trita Parsi (ForeignPolicy.com)

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