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Featured Initiative: Alumni Impact Fund

  • Help Us Launch the 2017 Alumni Impact Fund Campaign

    Jun 6, 2017

    We all strive to make a difference and leave a legacy, to improve the world through hard work and dedication. Together, we can strengthen the RAND community and further the impact of RAND’s research and analysis.

From the RAA President

  • Issue 72 of Alumni Bulletin, Now Available Online

    In this issue of the Alumni Bulletin: The Deputy Secretary General of NATO visits RAND; an alumnus hosts a launch event for the San Francisco Bay Area office; and how you can help preserve RAND's seminal publications.

Alumni Association News

  • Help Us Preserve RAND's Seminal Publications

    Jun 23, 2017

    RAND only recently acquired a copy of its first report, published in 1946, and is in need of original copies of a number of seminal early publications.

  • Deputy Secretary General of NATO Visits RAND

    Jun 23, 2017

    RAND alumnus Rose Gottemoeller, deputy secretary general of NATO, recently visited the Santa Monica office to meet with Michael Rich and a group of RAND researchers. They discussed issues important to NATO, including nuclear deterrence, counterterrorism, security in Ukraine, and defense in the Baltics.

The Latest from the RAND Blog

  • China Will Regret India's Entry Into the SCO

    Jul 24, 2017

    Russia first proposed India as a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization likely in part to complement bilateral economic and security engagement, but mainly to constrain China's growing influence in the organization.

  • Getting (Solar) Electricity Pricing Right

    Jul 24, 2017

    For many U.S. homeowners, an investment in rooftop solar is becoming a cost-competitive alternative to purchasing grid electricity. But as demand soars, states are struggling to adapt a 20th-Century electrical grid to 21st-Century supply and demand, leading to confusion and cost uncertainty.

  • A Peace 'Surge' to End War in Afghanistan

    Jul 24, 2017

    President Trump has no easy options in Afghanistan. A surge of U.S. commitment to negotiating a political settlement would not remove all the obstacles, but it is a prerequisite.

  • Russian Information Warfare: A Reality That Needs a Response

    Jul 21, 2017

    For the last three decades, Russia has exploited its growing capabilities in cyberspace to spy on, influence, and punish others. The West will continue to struggle to hold Moscow accountable, in part because international law falls far short of fully defining the rules or resolving conflicts.

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