RAND Review: Summer 2005

RAND Review, our flagship magazine, showcases RAND research on a variety of timely and relevant issues facing the world today.

Summer 2005 — Vol. 29, No. 2



Peace Entrenched

Planning for a Palestinian State Should Not Await a Final Settlement
On the Cover:
Nighttime aerial view of the Arc in the West Bank, with Tulkarem, Qalqiya, and the Mediterranean Sea (upper left), the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea (right), and Hebron (lower left).

SOURCE: The Arc: A Formal Structure for a Palestinian State, RAND/ MG-327-GG, 2005.

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Message from the Editor



Voices of Experience
Former Defense Officials See Threats Looming on the Horizon


Army Stretched Thin

There’s No Easy Way Out for the Nation
By Lynn Davis and J. Michael Polich


No Single Policy Is Likely to Meet All Army Goals, Given Current Rate of Sustained Operations

Doctors’ Orders

Better Electronic Prescribing Systems Could Improve Care
By Douglas S. Bell and C. Jason Wang


Unmanned but Not Untethered: Robots on the Future Battlefield
By John Matsumura and Randall Steeb