The shocking events unfolding in Ukraine have reopened old wounds for two RAND researchers. Their personal stories stand as testaments that the traumas inflicted by Russia's war on Ukraine will echo for decades to come.
Apr 16, 2022 Inkstick
As a winter crisis looms, the Afghan people need support more than ever. Economic collapse and isolation risk provoking deeper instability, insecurity, and repression. The international community should now look seriously at making a deal with the Taliban to address these risks.
Dec 17, 2021 UnHerd
The Boeing-Lockheed Martin team filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office asserting that the U.S. Air Force's selection of Northrop Grumman to build the Long Range Strike-Bomber was fundamentally flawed. Work on the program, valued at approximately $80 billion, is now paused.
Dec 3, 2015 Defense News
Analysis suggests that fixed-price contracts have not successfully reduced costs to the DoD associated with developing complex weapon systems. This has implications for the Air Force, given the importance of the ongoing KC-46A program.
Sep 16, 2015 Breaking Defense
By welcoming and accepting refugees, the West can send their oppressors a message about what it means to be a free democratic society.
Sep 15, 2015 Fox News Channel
As NATO's role in Afghanistan was debated in Bucharest recently, the bad headlines continued rolling in. And yet, on the ground, there is equally compelling evidence that the efforts of the international community are making a difference and conditions are improving, write Obaid Younossi and Peter Dahl Thruelsen.
Apr 29, 2008 Providence Journal
Published commentary by RAND staff: Afghanistan Needs Help, in United Press International.
Dec 19, 2006 United Press International
Published commentary by RAND staff: A Brain Drain Threatens Afghanistan's Future, in the International Herald Tribune.
Feb 9, 2006 International Herald Tribune