RAND Review: Spring 1999


On the Cover
Armament Technician Hector Huguet checks an advanced medium-range air-to-air missile, or AMRAAM, on an F-16CJ fighting falcon before it takes off from Incirlik Air Base in Turkey on Dec. 28, 1998, as part of Operation Northern Watch. The operation enforces the no-fly zone north of the 36th parallel in Iraq, as mandated by the United Nations. The United States, the United Kingdom, and Turkey have provided about 45 aircraft and more than 1,400 personnel to support the operation.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE/VINCE PARKER, U.S. AIR FORCE

Contents

Message from the Editor
Letter to the Editor

News

  • What L.A. homes and neighborhoods
    might do for children
  • Appealing foreign duty
  • Encroaching urban operations
  • Costs of high-tech theft

Balkan Duty

Five RAND analysts consider the consequences of Kosovo

Cover Story
Common Interests, Common Responsibilities

For Europe and America to meet common challenges, it is time for Europe to shoulder more of the burden--and for America to share leadership

How an Atlantic Partnership Could Stabilize the Middle East

By David C. Gompert, Jerrold Green, and F. Stephen Larrabee

How a Militarily Strong Europe Could Help Build a True Partnership

By James A. Thomson

Regaining Equilibrium

How defense planning can help U.S. forces balance multiple goals


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David Chu
Paul Davis
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Jerrold Green
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Iao Katagiri
Kevin McCarthy
Elizabeth McGlynn
C. Richard Neu
Mary Vaiana

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