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  • Issue 75 of the Alumni Bulletin: Spring 2018

    In the latest issue of the Alumni Bulletin: RAND marks 70 years; our researchers are on the ground in Puerto Rico supporting efforts to rebuild; Alumni Impact Fund will help to shape the policy narrative on accountability in cyberspace; and more.

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  • Defeating the ISIS Nostalgia Narrative

    Apr 19, 2018

    It is crucial that the United States and its coalition partners take into consideration and preempt the ISIS nostalgia narratives that may seek to define the group's legacy and prepare a foundation for its resurgence throughout the Middle East and beyond. The legacy ISIS should be remembered for is one of misery and despair.

  • Arms Control Hostage to Skripal and Syria Attacks

    Apr 19, 2018

    Two prominent poisoning assassination attempts and Kremlin denials of gas attacks by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad raise doubts about Moscow's commitment to the purposes of the Chemical Weapons Convention. Never has the future of negotiated arms control involving Russia been at greater risk.

  • Are Chemical Weapons Becoming a Tacitly Accepted Weapon of War?

    Apr 18, 2018

    The international community should consider serious options to hold perpetrators of chemical attacks accountable and stop further attacks. These are not easy choices. But the alternative is accepting that long-held norms are crumbling, and humanity is sliding back to inhumane tools of war.

  • Why the U.S.-Japan Summit Matters

    Apr 17, 2018

    After a year and half of relative stability, the The United States and Japan now must talk about difficult issues in which they have vested interests. As allies, and close friends, they could both benefit from reconfirming common goals and establishing a set of strategies to deal with challenges.

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