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    Swarming -- The Next Face of Battle

    John Arquilla, David Ronfeldt

    Sep 29, 2003

    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Technological advances often give rise to new types of weapons, but the achievement of lasting breakthroughs in fighting power requires organizational and doctrinal innovation as we.

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    Behind the Rhetoric

    Charles Wolf, Jr.

    Sep 26, 2003

    South China Morning Post

    A chronological list of commentaries authored by RAND staff and published in newspapers and magazines worldwide.

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    Buying Cheap Chips From China

    Caroline S. Wagner

    Sep 24, 2003

    Asian Wall Street Journal

    IBM's recent announcement of layoffs at its U.S. semiconductor plant sounds strangely familiar, bringing back memories of when I started my career as a U.S. government policy analyst in the early 1980s. At that time, I found myself in the midst of a great swirl of concern about the technological ascendancy of Japan.

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    The Perfect Army for Iraq: NATO

    Robert E. Hunter

    Sep 13, 2003

    New York Times

    To get needed help in Iraq, including major financial support from European Union countries, returning to the last half-century's commitment to working with others seems the obvious choice. NATO is the answer, and the sooner the better.

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    Talking to Your Child About Kobe

    Mark A. Schuster

    Sep 8, 2003

    Los Angeles Times

    Published commentary by RAND staff.

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    A Limited Success

    Nina Hachigian

    Sep 3, 2003

    South China Morning Post

    All in all, the talks on North Korea's nuclear programme that ended in Beijing last week went as well as could be expected. There were no breakthroughs, but neither did the talks end ruinously.

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    The Real Worry

    Daniel Benjamin, Steven Simon

    Aug 25, 2003

    Time Magazine

    Among the four so-called "economic miracles" of the past half century—Germany after the second world war, Japan in the 1970s and 1980s, South Korea in the 1970s through to the mid-1990s, and China between 1980 and the present day—that of China has been the most remarkable.

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    US: Stick to Diplomacy with North Korea, Even If Talks Fail

    Nina Hachigian

    Aug 7, 2003

    The Christian Science Monitor

    Responding to China's overtures, North Korea has just agreed to a new round of multilateral talks on its claimed nuclear-weapons program. It is the nature of the North Korean regime itself, though, not the weapons program, that is the underlying cause of tension on the Korean peninsula.

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    Fault Lines: Eight Threats to China's Economic Miracle

    Charles Wolf, Jr.

    Aug 7, 2003

    South China Morning Post

    Among the four so-called "economic miracles" of the past half century—Germany after the second world war, Japan in the 1970s and 1980s, South Korea in the 1970s through to the mid-1990s, and China between 1980 and the present day—that of China has been the most remarkable.

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    A Fresh Start Against Terror

    Bruce Berkowitz

    Aug 4, 2003

    New York Times

    commentaries by RAND Staff: insightful commentaries on current events, published in newspapers, magazines and journals worldwide.

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    A Thaw Between Giants

    Rollie Lal

    Aug 3, 2003

    The Baltimore Sun

    commentaries by RAND Staff: insightful commentaries on current events, published in newspapers, magazines and journals worldwide.

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    Atlantic Monthly and RAND View the Future

    James A. Thomson

    Aug 1, 2003

    Atlantic Monthly

    The Atlantic Monthly Magazine features a compilation of ten short essays written by experts at RAND, collectively titled Headlines Over the Horizon. The RAND authors examined developments in international and military affairs drawing little attention today that are expected to be major issues in the next three to five years.

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    Hi-tech Hits Asian Politics

    Nina Hachigian, Lily Wu

    Jul 31, 2003

    South China Morning Post

    What have we learned over the course of the boom-bust cycle? That the fates of the information technology (IT) industry and Asian governments are closely intertwined.

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    America Needs Europe, to Win Peace in Iraq

    Robert E. Hunter

    Jul 21, 2003

    Financial Times

    commentaries by RAND Staff: insightful commentaries on current events, published in newspapers, magazines and journals worldwide.

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    The Next Debate: Al Qaeda Link

    Daniel Benjamin, Steven Simon

    Jul 20, 2003

    New York Times

    commentaries by RAND Staff: insightful commentaries on current events, published in newspapers, magazines and journals worldwide.

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