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
- Researchers examine active and passive extremism in the military for Military Times
- Scott Savitz examines the Suez Canal grounding, and the history of similar tactics in warfare
- 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
- Rajeev Ramchand makes the Out in National Security 2020 Leadership List
- John Parachini and Peter Wilson examine the limited success of air defense systems against drones
- Michael Mazarr on U.S. power projection after COVID-19