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Researchers assessed what airpower fleet mixes could best posture the U.S. Coast Guard to execute its various missions globally to meet future operational requirements. This report provides their findings and recommendations.
Apr 21, 2020
Jeremy M. Eckhause, David T. Orletsky, Aaron C. Davenport, Mel Eisman, Raza Khan, Jonathan Theel, Marc Thibault, Dulani Woods, Michelle D. Ziegler
The authors examine how Russia assesses and applies the correlation of forces and means -- the military balance between two opponents at the global, regional, and local levels -- and outline recent relevant developments in Russian military thought.
In this Perspective, the authors explore a mechanism to help the federal government or other responsible entities increase the flow of medical supplies to where they are most needed at any given point in time by discouraging resource-hoarding.
This study challenges the traditional relationships between the UK's military, government and people. It examines the relevance of the construct for the 21st Century and what this evolving relationship means for the nature of the utility of force.
RAND researchers review the motivations for adaptive basing, describe a footprint model used for estimating its implications for Agile Combat Support (ACS), and discuss recommendations for the ACS community and the U.S. Air Force at large.
Apr 16, 2020
Patrick Mills, James A. Leftwich, John G. Drew, Daniel P. Felten, Josh Girardini, John P. Godges, Michael J. Lostumbo, Anu Narayanan, Kristin Van Abel, Jonathan William Welburn, Anna Jean Wirth
This Data Note draws on data from the spring 2019 American Instructional Resources Survey to provide new insights from English language arts, math, and science teachers on their use of digital materials.
The authors developed recommendations to improve existing formal requirements and technological solutions regarding naval surface fire support, a way for the U.S. Navy to provide the equivalent of artillery support for forces operating ashore.
Apr 16, 2020
Bradley Martin, Brittany Clayton, Jonathan Welch, Sebastian Joon Bae, Yerin Kim, Inez Khan, Nathaniel Edenfield
How should we measure national power? Which states are gaining or losing it? The authors illustrate a quantitative, scenario-based approach for policymakers, assess the impact of shocks, and identify periods when shifts could portend conflict.
This American Educator Panels Data Note describes the degree to which teachers believe national survey data would be useful for thinking about how to improve their practices and the extent to which perceptions vary by school characteristics.
The authors consider how policy environments affect school districts' attempts to scale and sustain quality summer programs. This report, the sixth in a series, is intended to help program leaders navigate local, state, and federal policy contexts.
These proceedings capture assessments by regional experts presented at a March 2019 conference on the topic of the "free and open Indo-Pacific" and the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue as seen by India, Australia, and Indonesia.
This American Educator Panels Data Note provides insights into teachers' perceptions of the supports available for helping students with unique learning profiles and whether teachers' access to these supports varies based on school characteristics.
Providing quality and affordable housing is an important way to tackle child poverty and minimise the risk of homelessness among children. This policy memo looks at child housing across EU Member States, examining the health risks of inadequate homes and the consequences this can have.
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