A Rule-Based Policy-Level Model of Nonsuperpower Behavior in Strategic Conflicts

by William Schwabe, Lewis Jamison

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The purpose of this report is to describe the second generation of Scenario Agent, a rule-based, policy-level computer model of nonsuperpower behavior in strategic conflicts. Scenario Agent is a model within the RAND Strategy Assessment Center war gaming system. The report reviews the work completed on the model, the rationale behind the model's rules, and the need for refinement of the rules.

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