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  • U.S. Army Roles in the Indo Pacific

    RAND researchers designed three scenarios to examine the Army's role in the Indo-Pacific out to 2035. Their findings are incorporated into a new report that describes potential trends, enduring constraints, and Indo-Pacific ally and partner dynamics that will shape where, when, and how the Joint Force might operate within the theater.

    May 5, 2023

  • Proxy Warfare in Strategic Competition

    Why do external states provide military support to parties to a civil war? A quantitative analysis and case studies of China, Iran, and Russia examine the causes and likely future trends in proxy wars.

    Mar 9, 2023

  • Identifying Types of Sexual Assault and Harassment in the Army Can Inform Prevention Efforts

    Sexual assault prevention efforts in the Army are heavily oriented to the kinds of assaults seen in college populations. But in the Army, a much larger fraction of sexual assaults have male victims; are done with the intent to abuse, bully, or haze; involve multiple perpetrators; do not involve alcohol; or occur in the workplace.

    Feb 24, 2023

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