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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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  • How the Child-Welfare System Could Protect More Kids and Save Billions of Dollars

    Apr 25, 2018

    It costs about $30 billion a year to investigate child abuse reports, counsel and support families, and provide foster homes for kids at risk. A greater focus on preventing abuse and neglect, and on placing children with relatives rather than strangers, could improve thousands of young lives.

  • In Africa, Presidential Term Limits Are Working

    Apr 24, 2018

    World news regularly features headlines about African power grabs and constitutional coups. Presidents Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia both adhered to term limits, stepping aside after finishing their second terms. Are they part of a broader trend?

  • Stabilization Is Essential to Accomplishing the Mission

    Apr 24, 2018

    As the inevitable “what next” questions swirl around Iraq and Syria, and military gains remain fragile, military commanders have come to the forefront in pushing for a new model. They warn that total withdrawal will ensure bad things fill the vacuum.

  • How Artificial Intelligence Could Increase the Risk of Nuclear War

    Apr 24, 2018

    Advances in AI have provoked a new kind of arms race among nuclear powers. This technology could challenge the basic rules of nuclear deterrence and lead to catastrophic miscalculations.

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