Civil-Military Relations

RAND research on civil-military relations includes studies of how a military employs civilian contractors, how military bases interact with their neighbors, and how a nation's military affects its politics—and vice versa.

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    Reserve Component Linguists in Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations

    This documented briefing reports on the final results of a study on the availability of linguists in the Army's Reserve Components. The author finds that shifting language requirements appear to be the primary cause of linguist shortages.

    Dec 31, 1995

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    Casualties and Consensus: The Historical Role of Casualties in Domestic Support for U.S. Military Operations

    Most Americans do not want lives to be sacrificed for any but the most compelling and promising causes, and they rely on their leaders to illuminate just how compelling and promising these causes are.

    Dec 31, 1995

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    Transporting the Army for Operation Restore Hope

    In Operation Restore Hope (ORH), the Army successfully provided many of the capabilities needed to get food to starving Somalis. This report analyzes Army ORH deployment and makes five observations on how to improve future humanitarian operations.

    Dec 31, 1993

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    Report of a Workshop on Expanding U.S. Air Force Non-Combat Mission Capabilities

    Report of a Workshop on Expanding U.S. Air Force Non-Combat Mission Capabilities

    Jan 1, 1993

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    Party-military relations in Romania

    An analysis of civil-military relations in Romania. Because of the subordination of the Eastern European countries to the Soviet Union, their military establishments have been denied their national defense prerogatives and relegated to a secondary r...

    Dec 31, 1976

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    Soldiers, Guerrillas, and Politics in Colombia

    Analysis of the impact of prolonged guerrilla warfare on the Colombian military.

    Dec 31, 1970

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    Raphael S. Cohen

    Acting Director, Strategy and Doctrine Program, RAND Project AIR FORCE; Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in government, Georgetown University; M.A. in security studies, Georgetown University; B.A. in government, Harvard University

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    Stephen Dalzell

    Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, University of California Santa Barbara; M.A. in national security studies, California State University San Bernardino; B.A. in international management, Claremont McKenna College

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    Michael H. Decker

    Senior International/Defense Research Analyst
    Education M.S. in strategic intelligence, Nat'l Defense Intelligence College; M.A. in government/national security studies, Georgetown University

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    Joslyn Fleming

    Defense Policy Researcher
    Education M.A. in international affairs - africa regional concentration, The George Washington University; B.S. in political science, United States Naval Academy

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    Timothy R. Heath

    Senior International/Defense Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in political science, George Mason University; M.A. in Asian studies, George Washington University; B.A. in philosophy, College of William and Mary

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    Eric V. Larson

    Senior Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. and M.Phil. in policy analysis, RAND Graduate School; A.B. in political science, University of Michigan

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    Diana Y. Myers

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.S. in political science, U.S. Air Force Academy

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    Alexander Noyes

    Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in politics, Oxford University; Master's in African studies, Oxford University; Bachelor's in government, Connecticut College

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    Leslie Adrienne Payne

    Political Scientist
    Education M.A. in security policy studies, The George Washington University; M.A. in international political theory, The New School for Social Research; B.A. in cultural anthropology, Howard University

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    James A. Schear

    Adjunct Senior Political Scientist
    Education B.A. in international studies & political science, American University; M.A. in international relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; Ph.D. in international relations, London School of Economics and Political Science

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    Agnes Gereben Schaefer

    Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, Syracuse University; M.A. in political science, Florida International University; B.A. in international relations/environmental studies, Florida International University

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    Christopher M. Schnaubelt

    Senior Political Scientist
    Education Ph.D. in political science, University of California Santa Barbara; M.S.S. in strategic studies, U.S. Army War College

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    Karen Schwindt

    Policy Analyst
    Education M.A. in international affairs, George Washington University; B.A. in political science, University of Oregon; B.A. in history, University of Oregon

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    Will Shumate

    Assistant Policy Researcher, RAND; Ph.D. Student, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.I.A. in China, University of California, San Diego; B.A. in political science, California State University, Northridge