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The Statue of Liberty can be seen at first light from Jersey City, New Jersey, as thick smoke darkens the lower Manhattan skyline on September 15, 2001.
The tenth anniversary of 9/11 offers a chance to review America’s campaign against terrorism. In five excerpts from The Long Shadow of 9/11: America’s Response to Terrorism, RAND authors address foreign policy and homeland security issues, recognizing the progress made in some areas but offering criticism where it is needed.
As a result of U.S. health care reform legislation, the proportion of nonelderly people with health insurance will rise by 2020, but so will state government spending in many cases. View the comparisons of coverage and costs in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Montana, and Texas with and without health care reform.
Interviews with a selection of RAND’s leading experts offer a distinctively farsighted perspective to the national dialogue on 9/11’s legacy. Their insights assess the military, political, fiscal, social, cultural, psychological, and even moral implications of U.S. policymaking since 9/11.
On February 17, 2011, the RAND Corporation presented “A Conversation with John Deasy, the Next Superintendent of LAUSD” as part of its Distinguished Speaker series in Santa Monica, California.