Sep 30, 2016
A series of wargames examined the probable outcome of a Russian invasion of the Baltic states. The wargames showed that a near-term Russian invasion could reach the Estonian and Latvian capitals in less than 60 hours.
RAND uses gaming techniques to develop insights into a host of 21st century challenges.
In this Events @ RAND podcast, David Shlapak, codirector of the RAND Center for Gaming, describes a recent series of games examining potential results of a Russian invasion of the Baltics. He discusses the strengths, weaknesses, and limitations of using gaming in research.
Senior International Research Analyst and Codirector, RAND Center for Gaming, RAND Corporation