The “Americanization” of NATO’s mission in Afghanistan may prove crucial to the future of Afghanistan, but the alliance could suffer long-term harm by being relegated to the position of junior partner to the United States, according to a RAND Corporation study issued today.
Focus on the Well-being of the Military, Veterans, and Their Families
— Nov 5, 2010
Maintaining an effective military largely depends on the well-being of its service members, veterans, and their families. RAND research and recommendations to policymakers has put a focus on family readiness for deployment; quality and cost-effective health care; the mental health and cognitive needs of U.S. service members; the health and employment problems that hinder veterans' reintegration into civilian life; the role of military spouses; and the need for military-sponsored child care.
The Chinese society is growing more complex and informed. As a result they are pushing for more social and political reforms. This is in direct opposition to the rigid authoritarian state which appears committed to social and political control.
First Lady Michelle Obama praised RAND research on the effects of deployment on children from military families. She delivered a speech to an audience at the National Military Family Association Summit.
RAND Research Recognized by First Lady — May 13, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama today praised RAND research on the effects of deployment on children from military families. She delivered a speech to an audience at the National Military Family Association Summit.
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Improved U.S.-Turkish Relations Are Vital to Better Security in the Persian Gulf and Middle East — Feb. 3, 2010
The United States can take a major step in improving the security environment in the Middle East and Persian Gulf by giving new impetus to revitalizing its security partnership with Turkey, according to a RAND Corporation study issued today.
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