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The cover story highlights recent RAND research on what we know — and don't know — about preventing suicide. A second feature spotlights RAND researcher Giacomo Persi Paoli, a former lieutenant with the Italian Navy whose Mediterranean Foresight Forum is helping people appreciate the scope of the crisis in the Mediterranean. The Q&A features Dalia Dassa Kaye, director of the RAND Center for Middle East Public Policy, who shares about what RAND is doing to help improve the security and well-being of people throughout the Middle East. The Voices column features Karen Elliott House and Michael Rich, RAND's chair and president, respectively, on the value of fact-based research and analysis.

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