CGRS News Archive

RAND researchers often write commentaries for publications on a variety of topics. For a complete list of all commentaries by RAND staff, visit The RAND Blog. The page below lists commentaries topics related to Global Risk and Security.

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  • How to Overcome the Risks of Artificial Intelligence

    Oct 22, 2015

    The warnings and promises of artificial intelligence aren't new, but advances in technology make them more pressing.

  • We Face a New, Dangerous Age of Nuclear Weapons Rivalry

    Jul 16, 2015

    Escalating competition among major powers is amplifying the role of nuclear weapons in defense policies, including more easily used — and thus especially dangerous — tactical nuclear forces. Before it becomes too late, the U.S. should design and lead a new campaign to control nuclear risk.

  • The Baltic Balance: How to Reduce the Chances of War in Europe

    Jul 2, 2015

    Recent announcements of increased U.S. military support in the Baltics are a positive step in addressing a major new challenge to European security.

  • Europe Must Spend More on Arms to Deter Putin

    Mar 3, 2015

    Demonstrations in Greece and elsewhere suggest that the European public may have little sympathy for governments not devoting most efforts to domestic discontent and foreign indebtedness. But the longtime downward trends in European defense spending matter now that Russia has chosen to flex its military might, diminished though it may be.

  • CGRS Director Andrew Parasiliti Interviews U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers About Turkey's Role in NATO

    Jan 15, 2015

    In an Al-Monitor interview with CGRS director Andrew Parasiliti, U.S. Rep Mike Rogers Rogers expressed dissatisfaction with Turkey’s unwillingness so far to allow the use of the Incirlik air base for US-led coalition airstrikes against terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq, saying that Turkey wants "all the benefits of NATO but they want none of the responsibility."

  • Andrew Parasiliti Interviewed on 'The Heat' about the History of Turkey

    Dec 9, 2014

    To what extent is President Erdogan of Turkey influenced by his nation's geography, and 20th century history? CGRS director Andrew Parasiliti discussed the impact of Turkey's history on modern events with host Anand Naidoo during an appearance on CCTV's The Heat.

  • The Upside of Lower Oil Prices

    Oct 17, 2014

    Movement toward sharply lower oil prices should be a prominent component of any strategy directed at disabling many of the world's most disruptive threats: Iran's nuclear development, ISIS, Hamas attacks on Israel, and Russia's threat to Ukraine.

  • Andrew Parasiliti Chairs Panel Discussion on Syria Refugee Crisis

    Oct 8, 2014

    Andrew Parasiliti, director of the RAND Center for Global Risk and Security, chaired a panel discussion entitled "Assessing the Syrian Refugee Crisis" hosted by the Council on Foreign Relations on October 8, 2014. Participants discussed which countries are hosting displaced Syrian citizens, the extent and effectiveness of foreign aid, and what services exist for displaced persons, among other topics.