Remarks at the G20 Foreign Policy Think Tank Summit
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RAND president and chief executive officer Michael Rich discusses RAND's history and mission and the major organizational challenges faced by RAND today: the increasingly frenetic pace that surrounds policymaking and the increasing partisan and ideological division within the policymaking community and the public. He concludes with a list of policy challenges that RAND and other "think tanks" must work to address: finding ways to do more with less in the face of the global economic crisis; identifying paths toward recovery for states and communities that have been devastated by war or natural disasters; and the need to stay ahead of the curve, anticipate trends, spot the next crisis, and help to avert it before it happens.
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