The post-World War II occupations of Germany and Japan set standards for successful post-conflict nation-building that have never again been matched. The U.S. has a mixed record of success in Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan—and now Iraq looms as the greatest nation-building challenge since 1945.
This report details the full range of federal R&D activities in terms of the individual laboratories, universities, and companies performing the research, doing the studies, and conducting the analyses.
This report presents conference proceedings from "The RAND Forum on Cuba" (Washington, D.C., 1998), which was convened to examine the future of Cuba and to discuss U.S. policy options towards a Cuba under and after Fidel Castro.
The Castro regime remains in the throes of its worst crisis. The failure of the right-wing Soviet coup and the subsequent dissolution of the USSR at the end of 1991 have left Cuba adrift in the world and its economy in shambles.
An analysis of the hypothesis that the frequency of births in a population can be understood in terms of three factors that influence the desire for births: (1) a family size goal that is determined by characteristics of the environment; ...