National Security Research Division
The RAND National Security Research Division (NSRD) conducts research and analysis for the U.S. government, U.S. allies, and private foundations. The division operates the National Defense Research Institute (NDRI), a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC).
What We've Been Up To
- Various outlets report on Todd Helmus' work on extremism in the U.S. military
- Malcolm Gladwell examines RAND wargames on an episode of the Revisionist History podcast
- Andrew Morral and Terry Schell say the military must better understand sexual assaults to combat them
- Researchers examine DoD's environmental liabilities program in Real Clear Defense
- Scott Savitz examines the Suez Canal grounding, and the history of similar tactics in warfare
- Researchers examine active and passive extremism in the military for Military Times
- A Forbes article describes Jacqueline Burns' work on embassy security
- RAND research describes European contributions to NATO air power
- Director Jack Riley discusses China and Russia in an episode of Bloomberg's "Balance of Power"
- PAXsims reviews Hedgemony, RAND's first publicly-available table game
- An article in War on the Rocks discusses RAND's Future Aircraft Carrier Options report
- Michael Mazarr on U.S. power projection after COVID-19