RAND experts analyze the forces behind the turmoil in Syria and Iraq, provide recommendations for political reconciliation and economic development, and work to better understand the presence of ISIS in the region.
Iran's political, military, and international activities continue to challenge and perplex its neighbors and the West. RAND research helps inform policymakers on a range of topics important to the country and broader U.S.-Iran policy.
The conflict in Syria has created the largest refugee crisis since World War II. RAND experts explore the causes and historical context of the crisis, living conditions for refugees, and the effect on the region and beyond.