RAND conducts a broad array of national security research for the U.S. Department of Defense and allied ministries of defense. RAND's three U.S. federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs) explore topics from acquisition and technology to personnel and readiness.
Despite claims that the traditionally tolerant Muslim populations of Kenya and Tanzania are being radicalized, evidence suggests that Islamist radicals have in fact made little headway.
Since World War II, the federal government has provided funds to pay for the education of veterans through the GI bill.
Provides an overview of the Department of Defense (DoD) Biometric Conformity Assessment Initiative, a strategic plan to ensure that DoD's biometric products are interoperable.
Shows how biometric technology can be used to achieve identity dominance in the global war on terrorism and to meet the requirements of force protection, actionable intelligence, and law enforcement.
This article discusses the challenges of post-conflict reconstruction planning and mission management and assesses what happened under the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA).
Discusses Greece's relationship with its neighbors in the Balkans, particuarly its successful diplomatic efforts to improve relations since the mid 1990s.
The partnership between nongovernmental aid organizations and the military illustrates a novel approach to post-conflict settings; however, it comes with a set of unique institutional challenges that must be analyzed to ensure success.
Examines the consolidation of Europe's defense industry since the end of the Cold War, and the industry's difficulties with U.S. licensing procedures.
Counterinsurgency has re-emerged as an urgent priority for the U.S. armed forces.
Since 9/11, the FBI has undertaken an ambitious program to build the bureaus capacity to prevent future terrorist attacks on the American homeland.
This chapter assesses Hu Jintao's emergence as a "national security leader."
Addressing the problems expressed by community providers is imperative for pharmacy benefits managers.
This article seeks to explain both who participates in military intervention decisions and how they participate.
Staffing models in VA PC practices have, in fact, changed, with NPs having a greater presence.
The continuing paths of development pursued by Bangladesh and Pakistan merit monitoring for the lessons they offer.
Examines the attitude of the United States toward the EU's European Security and Defence Policy.
Examines defense planning in the light of the post-Cold War security environment.
Explains a system used by the U.S. Department of Defense that allows biometric data gathered by U.S. military forces abroad to be searched in various U.S. databases in order to identify national security threats.