Congressional Testimony

Hidden Heroes: Caregivers to America's Ill, Injured, and Wounded Service Members and Veterans

Rajeev Ramchand

Testimony presented before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Health on December 3, 2014.

The Role of Maritime and Air Power in DoD's Third Offset Strategy

David Ochmanek

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces on December 2, 2014.

Countering ISIL's Financing

Patrick B. Johnston

Testimony presented before the Committee on Financial Services on Terrorist Financing and the Islamic State on November 13, 2014

The United States Strategy to Defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant

Ben Connable

Testimony presented before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on September 17, 2014

The Effectiveness of China's Industrial Policies in Commercial Aviation Manufacturing

Keith Crane

Testimony presented before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation on July 31, 2014

Strategic Planning for Border Security

K. Jack Riley

Testimony presented before the Subcommittee on Research and Technology and Subcommittee on Oversight on July 31, 2014

Jihadist Sanctuaries in Syria and Iraq: Implications for the United States

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence on July 24, 2014

Risks and Mitigation Options Regarding Use of Foreign Components in U.S. Launch Vehicles

Yool Kim

Testimony presented before a joint hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee on July 16, 2014.

Building on the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review to Improve the Effectiveness and Efficiency of the Department of Homeland Security

Henry H. Willis

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency on June 20, 2014.

Applying Lessons Learned from Past Response Operations to Strengthening National Preparedness

Brian A. Jackson

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee on June 18, 2014.

Securing America's Ports

Henry H. Willis

Testimony submitted before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on June 4, 2014.

Catastrophic Risk in California: Are Homeowners and Communities Prepared?

Lloyd Dixon

Testimony presented before the California State Senate Committee on Insurance on May 14, 2014

Expanding the Use of Telehealth: Promise and Potential Pitfalls

Ateev Mehrotra

Testimony presented before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health on May 1, 2014.

Counterterrorism and the Role of Special Operations Forces

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Non-Proliferation, and Trade on April 8, 2014.

Evidence on Home Visiting and Suggestions for Implementing Evidence-Based Home Visiting Through MIECHV

Testimony presented before the House Ways and Means Committee, Subcommittee on Human Resources on April 2, 2014.

The Monetary Costs of Dementia in the United States

Michael D. Hurd

Testimony presented before the Senate Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies on February 26, 2014.

Back to the Future: The Resurgence of Salafi-Jihadists

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee on February 4, 2014.

Preparing for the Possibility of a North Korean Collapse

Bruce W. Bennett

Briefing presented before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on January 29, 2014.

The Extremist Threat to the U.S. Homeland

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee on January 15, 2014.

The Role of Terrorism and Terror in Syria's Civil War

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade on November 20, 2013.

The Challenge of North Korean Biological Weapons

Bruce W. Bennett

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence, Emerging Threats and Capabilities on October 11, 2013.

The Terrorist Threat from Al Shabaab

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on October 3, 2013.

Suicide Prevention in California: Strategies from Science

Rajeev Ramchand

Testimony presented before the California State Senate Select Committee on Mental Health on September 24, 2013.

Written Testimony on S. 1240 — Nuclear Waste Administration Act of 2013

Lynn Davis Debra Knopman

Document submitted at the request of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on August 14, 2013 as part of the record for a hearing held on July 30, 2013.

Re-Examining the Al Qa'ida Threat to the United States

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade on July 18, 2013.

What Should We Learn From Boston?

Testimony presented before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on July 10, 2013.

Rouhani's Election: Regime Retrenchment in the Face of Pressure

Alireza Nader

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa on June 18, 2013.

The Threat of a Mumbai-Style Terrorist Attack in the United States

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony submitted before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence on June 12, 2013.

Lashkar-e Taiba and the Threat to the United States of a Mumbai-Style Attack

Jonah Blank

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence on June 12, 2013.

Expanding Medicaid Is the Best Financial Option for States

Testimony presented before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health June 12, 2013.

Refinery Process Safety Performance and Models of Government-Industry Relations

ohn Mendeloff

Testimony submitted before the California Department of Industrial Relations and the Governor's Task Force on Refinery Safety on June 11, 2013.

Physician Payment Reform: Designing a Performance-based Incentive Program

Cheryl L. Damberg

Testimony presented before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health on June 5, 2013.

The Terrorist Threat from Syria

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence on May 22, 2013.

Strengthening Strategic Planning and Management at DHS

Henry H. Willis

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency on April 26, 2013.

The Monetary Costs of Dementia in the United States

Michael D. Hurd

Testimony presented before the Senate Special Committee on Aging on April 24, 2013.

The Relationship between Natural Resources and Tensions in China's Maritime Periphery

Lloyd Thrall

Testimony presented before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 4, 2013.

Managing September 12th in Cyberspace: Presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats

Martin C. Libicki

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats on March 21, 2013.

Managing September 12th in Cyberspace: Presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies

Martin C. Libicki

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies on March 20, 2013.

After the Withdrawal: A Way Forward in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Joint Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa and Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific on March 19, 2013.

Efforts to Reform Physician Payment: Tying Payment to Performance

Cheryl L. Damberg

Testimony presented before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health on February 14, 2013.

Recent Testimonies

2012

Embassy Security: From The Outside In

William Young

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on November 15, 2012.

Evaluation of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Program 2002–2011

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

Deborah M. Scharf John Engberg

Testimony presented before the Arkansas General Assembly, House and Senate Interim Committees on Public Health, Welfare & Labor on August 16, 2012.

The Case for Expanding Assistance to the Syrian Opposition

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on August 1, 2012.

Security Force Development in Afghanistan: Learning from Iraq

Olga Oliker

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on July 18, 2012.

New Challenges to U.S. Counterterrorism Efforts: An Assessment of the Current Terrorist Threat

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on July 11, 2012.

Military Veterans' Experiences in For-Profit Higher Education

Jennifer L. Steele

Testimony submitted before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity on May 16, 2012.

Allowances for Spinal Hardware under California's Official Medical Fee Schedule: Issues and Options

Barbara O. Wynn

Testimony presented before the California State Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on May 9, 2012.

The Future of Irregular Warfare

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities on March 27, 2012.

Securing the Future of the Social Security Disability Insurance Program

Nicole Maestas

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Social Security on March 20, 2012.

Building Blocks for a Strong Preschool to Early Elementary Education System

Lynn A. Karoly

Testimony presented before the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee of the Whole on February 16, 2012.

2011

Is Al Qaeda's Internet Strategy Working?

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence on December 6, 2011.

Suicide Prevention Efforts and Behavioral Health Treatment in the Veterans Health Administration

Katherine E. Watkins

Testimony presented before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Health on December 2, 2011.

Iran's Human Rights Abuses

Alireza Nader

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on The Middle East and South Asia on September 22, 2011.

Insights from Early RAND Research on Deployment: Effects on U.S. Service Members and Their Families

James Hosek

Testimony presented before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee on July 27, 2011.

Getting Better at Strategic Communication

Christopher Paul

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities on July 12, 2011.

Al Qaeda After Bin Laden: Implications for American Strategy

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities on June 22, 2011.

Testimony on S. 937 The American Alternative Fuels Act of 2011

James T. Bartis

Testimony presented before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on June 7, 2011.

Alternative Fuel Provisions in HR 909: The Roadmap for America's Energy Future

James T. Bartis

Testimony presented before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Power on June 3, 2011.

The Future of Al Qa'ida

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade on May 24, 2011.

Transitioning to Afghan-Led Counterinsurgency

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on May 10, 2011.

Opportunities for Alternative Fuels Production

James T. Bartis

Testimony presented before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Power on May 5, 2011.

The Al Qa'ida Threat in Pakistan

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence on May 3, 2011.

The Muslim Brotherhood in the West: Characteristics, Aims and Policy Considerations

Testimony presented before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, subcommittee on Terrorism, HUMINT, Analysis, and Counterintelligence on April 13, 2011.

The J-20 Episode and Civil-Military Relations in China

Andrew Scobell

Written testimony submitted to the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission on March 10, 2011.

Joint Anti-Access Operations: China's "System-of-Systems" Approach

Cortez A. Cooper

Testimony presented before the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission on January 27, 2011.

Anti-Access Measures in Chinese Defense Strategy

Testimony presented before the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission on January 27, 2011.

Chinese Use of Cyberwar as an Anti-Access Strategy: Two Scenarios

Martin C. Libicki

Testimony presented before the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission on January 27, 2011.

2010

The al Qaeda-Inspired Terrorist Threat: An Appreciation of the Current Situation

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the Canadian Senate Special Committee on Anti-terrorism on December 6, 2010.

Policy Implications of Alternative Spent Nuclear Fuel Management Strategies

Tom LaTourrette

Testimony presented before the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future on November 15, 2010.

Insights on the Effects of Marijuana Legalization on Prices and Consumption

Beau Kilmer

Testimony presented before the California State Assembly Public Safety Committee and California State Senate Public Safety Committee on September 21, 2010.

Encouraging Work at Older Ages

Nicole Maestas

Testimony presented before the Senate Finance Committee on July 15, 2010.

Considerations for the Use of Private Security Contractors in Future U.S. Military Deployments

Molly Dunigan

Testimony submitted to the Commission on Wartime Contracting on June 18, 2010.

Public Health Implications of Prisoner Reentry in California

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

Lois M. Davis

Testimony presented before the California State Assembly, Select Committee on Re-Entry on June 11, 2010.

No Path to Glory: Deterring Homegrown Terrorism

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment on May 26, 2010.

Potential Effects of Chinese Aerospace Capabilities on U.S. Air Force Operations

Jeff Hagen

Testimony presented before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on May 20, 2010.

The Development of China's Air Force Capabilities

Testimony presented before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on May 20, 2010.

The Role of Incentive Pays in Military Compensation

James Hosek

Testimony presented before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Personnel on April 28, 2010.

An Assessment of the Scientific Support Underlying the FY2011 Budget Priorities of the Office of National Drug Control Policy

Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

Testimony presented before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Domestic Policy on April 14, 2010.

Questions of Balance: The Shifting Cross-Strait Balance and Implications for the U.S.

David A. Shlapak

Testimony presented before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on March 18, 2010.

Public Health Implications of Prisoner Reentry in California

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

Lois M. Davis

Testimony presented before the California State Assembly, Select Committee on Re-Entry on March 18, 2010.

Children on the Homefront: The Experiences of Children from Military Families

Anita Chandra

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Military Personnel on March 9, 2010.

Stabilization from the Bottom Up

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the Commission on Wartime Contracting on February 5, 2010.

Reconstructing Haiti

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on January 28, 2010.

2009

Understanding Terrorist Motivations

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment on December 15, 2009.

Iran Sanctions: Options, Opportunities, and Consequences

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs on December 15, 2009.

Going Jihad: The Fort Hood Slayings and Home-Grown Terrorism

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on November 19, 2009.

Examining U.S. Counterterrorism Priorities and Strategy Across Africa's Sahel Region

Testimony presented before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on African Affairs on November 17, 2009.

Legalizing Marijuana: Issues to Consider Before Reforming California State Law

Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

Testimony presented before the California State Assembly Public Safety Committee on October 28, 2009.

Issues in "Meaningful Use" of Health Information Technology for Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Testimony presented before the Health Information Technology Policy Committee of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology on October 27, 2009.

The PLA Navy's "New Historic Missions": Expanding Capabilities for a Re-emergent Maritime Power

Cortez A. Cooper

Testimony presented before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on June 11, 2009.

NATO After the Summit: Rebuilding Consensus

Testimony presented before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on European Affairs on May 6, 2009.

From Strategy to Implementation: The Future of the U.S.-Pakistan Relationship

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on May 5, 2009.

Summary of the RAND Report on NYPD's Stop, Question, and Frisk

Testimony presented before the New York City Council Committee on Public Safety and Committee on Civil Rights on April 30, 2009.

Gauging Future Demand for Veterans' Health Care: Does the VA Have the Forecasting Tools It Needs?

Testimony presented before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee on April 29, 2009.

Air Force Service Procurement: Approaches for Measurement and Management

Laura H. Baldwin

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee Panel on Defense Acquisition Reform on April 23, 2009.

The Netherlands F-16 Comparative Analysis: An Evaluation of the Process

Matt Bassford

Testimony presented before the Dutch Parliamentary Committee for Defence on April 6, 2009.

U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Middle East and South Asia on April 2, 2009.

Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs on March 26, 2009.

Financing Transportation Infrastructure in California

Martin Wachs

Testimony presented before the California Little Hoover Commission on March 26, 2009.

Assessing Combat Exposure and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Troops and Estimating the Costs to Society: Implications from the RAND Invisible Wounds of War Study

Terri Tanielian

Testimony presented before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs on March 24, 2009.

Antecedents and Implications of the November 2008 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) Attack Upon Several Targets in the Indian Mega-City of Mumbai

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection on March 11, 2009.

Research Priorities for Fossil Fuels

James T. Bartis

Testimony presented before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on March 5, 2009.

Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the Senate Armed Services Committee on February 26, 2009.

Maritime Piracy: Reasons, Dangers and Solutions

Peter Chalk

Testimony presented before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation on February 4, 2009.

Terrorists Can Think Strategically: Lessons Learned From the Mumbai Attacks

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on January 28, 2009.

2008

U.S.-Pakistan Relations: Assassination, Instability, and the Future of U.S. Policy

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

Testimony presented before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs on September 24, 2008.

Health Insurance Market Rating Practices

Testimony presented before the Senate Finance Committee on September 23, 2008.

Defeating Terrorist Groups

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Terrorism and Unconventional Threats and Capabilities on September 18, 2008.

A New Grand Strategy for the United States

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on July 31, 2008.

The Potential Benefits and Costs of Increased Adoption of Health Information Technology

Richard Hillestad

Testimony presented before the Senate Finance Committee on July 17, 2008.

Does America Need A New Grand Strategy?

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on July 15, 2008.

Assessing Health and Health Care in the District of Columbia

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

Testimony presented before the DC City Council Committee on Health on June 30, 2008.

Challenges of Applying Risk Management to Terrorism Security Policy

Henry H. Willis

Testimony submitted for the record to the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure Protection on June 24, 2008.

Invisible Wounds of War: Summary of Key Findings on Psychological and Cognitive Injuries

Lisa H. Jaycox

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs on June 11, 2008.

Invisible Wounds of War: Recommendations for Addressing Psychological and Cognitive Injuries

Terri Tanielian

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs on June 11, 2008.

The Case for Keeping Quality on the Health Reform Agenda

Testimony presented before the Senate Committee on Finance on June 3, 2008.

Perspectives on the Threat of Nuclear Terrorism

Testimony presented before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on April 15, 2008.

An Iraqi Modus Vivendi: How Would It Come About and What Would It Look Like?

Terrence K. Kelly

Testimony presented before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on April 3, 2008.

Availability of Drinking Water in California Public Schools

Mark A. Schuster

Testimony presented before the California State Assembly Subcommittee on Education on April 2, 2008.

Getting Back on Track in Afghanistan

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia on April 2, 2008.

What Research Tells Us About the Reasonableness of the Current Priorities of National Drug Control

Rosalie Liccardo Pacula

Testimony presented before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on Domestic Policy on March 12, 2008.

Investigating the Costs of the Death Penalty in California: Insights for Future Data Collection from a Preliminary RAND Effort

Susan S. Everingham

Testimony presented before the California Commission on the Fair Administration of Justice on February 20, 2008.

Ungoverned Territories

Angel Rabasa

Testimony presented before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs on February 14, 2008.

International Perspectives on Interagency Reform

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on January 29, 2008.

U.S.-Pakistan Relations: Assassination, Instability, and the Future of U.S. Policy

Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on the Middle East and South Asia on January 16, 2008.

Archived Testimonies

2007

The State of the Afghan Insurgency

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented before the Canadian Senate National Security and Defence Committee on December 10, 2007.

Evaluating Alternative Organizational Structures to Revitalize the Economy of New Orleans

Kevin F. McCarthy

Testimony presented before the New Orleans City Council on November 28, 2007.

Developing Robust Border Security Technologies to Protect Against Diverse and Adaptive Threats

Brian A. Jackson

Testimony presented before the House Science and Technology Committee, Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation on November 15, 2007.

Negotiating with Iran

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs on November 7, 2007.

Testimony before the French Commission on Defense and National Security

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the Commission du Livre blanc sur la defense et la securite nationale, Paris, France, on October 25, 2007.

Research and Development Issues for Producing Liquid Fuels from Coal

James T. Bartis

Testimony presented before the House Science and Technology Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Environment on September 5, 2007.

The Role of the Department of Defense in Provincial Reconstruction Teams

Testimony presented before House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on September 5, 2007.

U.S. Policy Options in the Iraq Crisis

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on July 17, 2007.

Policy Issues for Coal-to-Liquids Development

James T. Bartis

Testimony presented before the Commonwealth of Kentucky House Appropriations and Revenue Committee on June 28, 2007.

Perspective on B17-076

Written testimony submitted to the Council of the District of Columbia, Committee on Health on June 20, 2007.

Defining the Role of a National Commission on the Prevention of Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment on June 14, 2007.

A Comparative Evaluation of United Nations Peacekeeping

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight on June 13, 2007.

Understanding Terrorist Ideology

Testimony presented to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on June 12, 2007.

Policy Issues for Coal-to-Liquid Development

James T. Bartis

Testimony presented before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on May 24, 2007.

Two Years After Andijan: Assessing the Past and Thinking Towards the Future

Olga Oliker

Testimony presented before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on May 18, 2007.

Improving the Department of Defense's Small Business Innovation Research Program

Bruce J. Held

Testimony presented before the House Science and Technology Committee, Subcommittee on Technology and Innovation on April 26, 2007.

Policy Issues for Oil Shale Development

James T. Bartis

Testimony presented before the House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on April 17, 2007.

Building an Army of Believers: Jihadist Radicalization and Recruitment

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing and Terrorism Risk Assessment on April 5, 2007.

Iraqi Security Forces: Defining Challenges and Assessing Progress

Olga Oliker

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on March 28, 2007.

Ending Afghanistan's Civil War

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on March 8, 2007.

The Strategic Challenge of Border Security

Michael Wermuth K. Jack Riley

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Border, Maritime and Global Counterterrorism on March 8, 2007.

Beyond the Gas Tax: Alternatives for a Greener World

Martin Wachs

Testimony presented before the Los Angeles Field Hearing of the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission on February 21, 2007.

Forces Shaping the Future U.S. Workforce and Workplace: Implications for 21st Century Work

Lynn Karoly

Testimony presented before the House Education and Labor Committee on February 7, 2007.

Risk Informed Resource Allocation at the Department of Homeland Security

Henry H. Willis

Testimony presented before the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Homeland Security on February 7, 2007.

Ending Afghanistan's Civil War

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee on January 30, 2007.

Basic Principles for Homeland Security

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented before the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Homeland Security on January 30, 2007.

Nanomaterials in the Workplace: A Summary of the RAND Policy and Planning Workshop on Occupational Safety and Health

Eric Landree

Testimony presented to Public Meeting on Research Needs Related to the Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanoscale Materials on January 4, 2007.

2006

Policy Issues for Alternative Fuels for Military Operations

James T. Bartis

Testimony presented to the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Readiness and Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities on September 26, 2006.

Radicalization: Homeland Security Implication

Testimony presented to the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment on September 20, 2006.

Border Security and the Terrorist Threat

K. Jack Riley

Testimony presented to the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Economic Security, Infrastructure Protection, and Cybersecurity, Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Science, and Technology on August 8, 2006.

Assessing the Effectiveness of California Charter Schools

Testimony presented to the California Select Committee on the Master Plan for Education on August 1, 2006.

Analyzing Terrorism Risk

Henry H. Willis

Written testimony submitted to the House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment, on July 25, 2006.

The Use of the Internet by Islamic Extremists

Testimony presented to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, on May 4, 2006.

A Quiet Crisis in Transportation Finance: Options for Texas

Martin Wachs

Testimony presented before the Texas Study Commission on Transportation Finance on April 19, 2006.

Trends in the United Kingdom's Naval Shipbuilding Industrial Base: Lessons for the United States

Testimony presented before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Seapower on April 6, 2006.

Information Sharing and Emergency Responder Safety Management

Brian A. Jackson

Testimony presented before the House Government Reform Committee on March 30, 2006.

Public Health Preparedness in the 21st Century

Testimony presented before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Subcommittee on Bioterrorism and Public Health Preparedness on March 28, 2006.

Advances Underway in China's Defense Industries

Testimony presented before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on March 16, 2006.

Afghanistan: Is the Aid Getting Through?

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

Seth G. Jones

Testimony presented to the House International Relations Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation on March 9, 2006.

Aerial Refueling Recapitalization Requirements

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

Michael Kennedy

Testimony presented to the House Armed Service Committee, Subcommittee on Projection Forces on February 28, 2006.

Combating Al Qaeda and the Militant Islamic Threat

Testimony presented to the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities on February 16, 2006.

Challenges to China's Internal Security Strategy

Testimony presented to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission on February 3, 2006.

Enhancing Emergency Preparedness in California

Michael Wermuth

Testimony presented to the California Little Hoover Commission on January 26, 2006.

2005

Analyzing Terrorism Risk

Henry H. Willis

Testimony presented before the House Homeland Security Committee, Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment on November 17, 2005.

Stabilization and Reconstruction: No Longer a Non-Traditional Mission?

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

James Dobbins

Testimony presented to the House Armed Services Committee, Non-Traditional Missions Panel on November 9, 2005.

Moderate and Radical Islam

Angel Rabasa

Testimony presented before the House Armed Services Committee Defense Review Terrorism and Radical Islam Gap Panel on November 3, 2005.

Space Security

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

Testimony presented to the House Armed Services Committee, Asymmetric and Unconventional Threats Gap Panel on November 1, 2005.

Does Our Counter-Terrorism Strategy Match the Threat?

Testimony presented before the House International Relations Committee, Subcommittee on International Terrorism and Nonproliferation on September 29, 2005.

Consumer-Directed Health Plans: Research on Implications for Health Care Quality and Cost

Cheryl L. Damberg

Testimony presented before the California Department of Insurance on September 20, 2005.

China's Military Modernization and the Cross-Strait Balance

Testimony presented before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on September 15, 2005.

Accelerating Economic Progress in Iraq

Keith Crane

Testimony presented to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on July 20, 2005.

China and Globalization

William H. Overholt

Testimony presented to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on May 19, 2005.

An Assessment of the Governor's Reorganization Plan to Create a Department of Technology Services

Testimony submitted for the record to the Little Hoover Commission on April 26, 2005.

Initiatives to Control Military Health Costs

Susan D. Hosek

Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Armed Services, Subcommittee on Personnel on April 21, 2005.

Chinese Government Responses to Rising Social Unrest

Testimony presented to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 14, 2005.

School-Based Drug Prevention and Other Strategies For Reducing Drug Use

Susan M. Paddock

Testimony presented to the Oregon State Senate and House Judiciary Committees on March 17, 2005.

Roles and Issues of NASA's Wind Tunnel and Propulsion Test Facilities for American Aeronautics

Testimony presented to the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics on March 16, 2005.

Public Health Preparedness in California: Lessons from Seven Jurisdictions

Jeffrey Wasserman

Testimony presented to the California State Assembly Budget Committee Subcommittee on Health and Human Services on February 28, 2005.

An Assessment of ONDCP's Budget Concept

Testimony presented to the House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform on February 10, 2005.

Emerging Threats to National Security

Gregory F. Treverton

Testimony presented to the House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on February 2, 2005.

The Department of Homeland Security: The Road Ahead

Michael Wermuth

Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on January 26, 2005.

2004

The Hong Kong Legislative Election of September 12, 2004: Assessment and Implications

William H. Overholt

Testimony presented to the Congressional-Executive Commission on China on September 23, 2004.

Combating Terrorism: The 9/11 Commission Recommendations and the National Strategies

John V. Parachini

Testimony presented to the House Committee of Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations on September 22, 2004.

U.S. Policy Toward Southeast Europe: Unfinished Business in the Balkans

James Dobbins

Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on July 14, 2004.

Identifying Federally Funded Research and Development on Information Technology

Testimony presented to the House Committee on Government Reform on July 7, 2004.

Hong Kong at the Crossroads

William H. Overholt

Testimony presented to the House Committee on International Relations, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific on June 23, 2004.

Public Health Preparedness in California: Lessons from Seven Jurisdictions

Testimony presented to the California Senate Committee on Health and Human Services on June 2, 2004.

Terrorism and the Security of Public Surface Transportation

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Judiciary on April 8, 2004.

The Effect of Terrorist Attacks in Spain on Transatlantic Cooperation in the War on Terror

James Dobbins

Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs on March 31, 2004.

Developing and Using General and Flag Officers

Harry J. Thie

Testimony presented to the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Total Force on March 24, 2004.

Deployment, Retention, and Compensation

James Hosek

Testimony presented to the House Armed Services Committee, Subcommittee on Total Force on March 24, 2004.

Toward an Expeditionary Army: New Options for Combatant Commanders

Eric Peltz

Testimony presented to the House Armed Services Committee on March 24, 2004.

Terrorism and Rail Security

K. Jack Riley

Testimony presented to the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee on March 23, 2004.

Improving Terrorism Warnings — The Homeland Security System

Michael Wermuth

Testimony presented to the House Committee on Government Reform, Subcommittee on National Security, Emerging Threats, and International Relations on March 16, 2004.

A Fresh Start for Haiti? Charting Future U.S. Haitian Relations

James Dobbins

Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Peace Corps, and Narcotic Affairs on March 10, 2004.

Stabilization and Reconstruction Civilian Management Act of 2004

James Dobbins

Testimony presented to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on March 3, 2004.

Strengthening Research & Development for Wind Hazard Mitigation

Testimony presented to the Committee on Science of the U.S. House of Representatives on February 9, 2004.

Analyzing China's Defense Industries and the Implications for Chinese Military Modernization

Testimony presented to the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on February 6, 2004.

2003

China's Economic and Political Impact on South Asia

Testimony presented to the Commission on U.S.- China Economic and Security Review on December 4, 2003.

The Bio-Terrorist Threat to Agricultural Livestock and Produce

Peter Chalk

Testimony presented before the Government Affairs Committee of the United States Senate on November 19, 2003.

Next Steps in Iraq and Beyond

James Dobbins

Testimony presented before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, on September 23, 2003.

Competitive Sourcing and the Morale of Federal Employees

Frank Camm

Testimony presented before the Committee on Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia, United States Senate, on July 24, 2003.

Assessing Natural Gas and Oil Resources

Debra Knopman

Testimony presented before the U.S. House Committee on Resources Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources on June 24, 2003.

Statement on the Final Report of the President's Task Force to Improve Health Care Delivery for Our Nation's Veterans

Testimony unavailable — oral remarks only.

C. Ross Anthony

Testimony presented before the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs on June 17, 2003.

Ephedra: Is It Worth the Risk?

Testimony submitted for the record by the authors for the New York State Senate Committee on Consumer Protection on May 30, 2003.

The Defense Civilian Workforce: Insights from Research

Beth J. Asch

Testimony presented to the United States Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, Restructuring and the District of Columbia on May 12, 2003.

The Baltic States and NATO Membership

F. Stephen Larrabee

Testimony presented to the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on April 3, 2003.

Remarks Before the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

Michael Wermuth

Testimony presented to the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States on April 1, 2003.

Remarks Before the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

Brian Michael Jenkins

Testimony presented to the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States on March 31, 2003.

Inflation in Hospital Charges: Implications for the California Workers' Compensation Program

Barbara O. Wynn

Testimony presented to the California Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee on January 15, 2003.