Call with the Experts

Call with the Experts is an audio series that connects journalists and RAND donors with RAND experts working on issues relevant to the current policy debate.

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Episodes

  • Civilians carry their belongings as they walk between destroyed buildings by clashes in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq, July 23, 2017

    Making Victory Count After Defeating ISIS

    Aug 4, 2017

    In this Call with the Experts, senior policy researcher Shelly Culbertson discusses the challenges ahead to ensure peace and stability following the defeat of ISIS in Mosul. Media relations director Jeffrey Hiday moderates the call.

  • Dice representing flags of United States, China, and Russia on a world map

    Gaming Solutions to Global Problems

    Jun 8, 2017

    In this Call with the Experts, Prof David Shlapak, a senior international research analyst at RAND, talks about how serious games can help find solutions to global problems.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order intended to impose tighter vetting to prevent foreign terrorists from entering the United States, January 27, 2017

    Direction of Foreign Policy in Trump Administration's First 100 Days

    Apr 26, 2017

    In this Call with the Experts, RAND senior fellow, James Dobbins, as well as RAND senior international policy analyst, Linda Robinson, discuss the Trump administration's emerging foreign policy strategy as it approaches the symbolic 100-day milestone.

  • Communist Party Monument, Pyongyang, North-Korea

    Media Conference Call on the North Korea Crisis

    Apr 20, 2017

    RAND experts Bruce Bennett, Mike Mazarr, and Andrew Scobell host a conference call with news media discussing the latest developments between North Korea, the United States, and China. Senior Media Relations Officer Khorshied Samad moderates the call.

  • Opposing red and blue ropes pulling on a stethoscope

    Drama over Health Care Continues

    Apr 11, 2017

    In this Call with the Experts, RAND senior economist Christine Eibner discusses the Affordable Care Act, what policymakers should consider, and changes that the current administration could make.

  • A student sleeping in class

    Time to Re-evaluate Sleep Policies?

    Mar 10, 2017

    In this Call with the Experts, RAND senior behavioral and social scientist Wendy Troxel explains the consequences of sleep loss.

  • An international traveler arrives after U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order travel ban at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, January 30, 2017

    Will Banning Travelers and Refugees Make Us Safer?

    Feb 9, 2017

    In this Call with the Experts, RAND's Brian Michael Jenkins, one of the nation's leading experts on terrorism and homeland security, discusses what we know about the perpetrators of terrorism in the United States.

  • Simulated negotiation between the United States and Russia

    Trump and Russia: Challenges and Opportunities

    Jan 13, 2017

    In this Call with the Experts, our panel discusses the risks and opportunities that lie ahead with respect to U.S.-Russian relations.

  • Gavel and cannabis buds

    Legalizing Weed: Not a Simple Vote

    Oct 18, 2016

    In this Call with the Experts, Beau Kilmer, codirector of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center, discusses the controversy surrounding marijuana policy and highlights issues policymakers and voters should consider before making their decisions.

  • European newspapers react to Brexit vote

    Understanding Brexit

    Jul 6, 2016

    RAND experts discuss the United Kingdom's historic vote to leave the European Union and the consequences for Britain, Europe, and the United States.