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Information operations and warfare, also known as influence operations, includes the collection of tactical information about an adversary as well as the dissemination of propaganda in pursuit of a competitive advantage over an opponent. RAND research has enabled military leaders and policymakers to develop strategies and policy frameworks to address the challenges of these military operations.

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    The Psychological Factor in Soviet Foreign Policy

    A study of the implications of Stalin's death for changing the motivation of Soviet foreign policy.

    Dec 31, 1956

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    Ryan Michael Bauer

    Defense Analyst
    Education M.A. in security studies, Georgetown University; B.A. in political science, CSU Poly (Pomona)

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    Ryan Michael Bauer

    Defense Analyst
    Education M.A. in security studies, Georgetown University; B.A. in political science, CSU Poly (Pomona)

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    Elizabeth Bodine-Baron

    Information Scientist; Associate Director, Force Modernization and Employment Program, Project Air Force; Co-Director, RAND Center for Applied Network Analysis and System Science
    Education Ph.D., M.S. in electrical engineering, California Institute of Technology; B.S. in electrical engineering, University of Texas at Austin; B.A. in liberal arts, University of Texas at Austin

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    Natalie W. Crawford

    Senior Fellow; Distinguished Chair in Air and Space Policy; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education B.A. in mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles; Honorary Ph.D. in engineering, Michigan State University; Honorary Degree of Doctor of Public Policy, Pardee RAND Graduate School

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    Alyssa Demus

    Senior Policy Analyst
    Education M.A. in foreign policy and national security, American University; B.A. in international relations, University of Southern California; B.A. in political science, University of Southern California

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    Todd C. Helmus

    Senior Behavioral Scientist; Affiliate Faculty, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in clinical psychology, Wayne State University

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    Jennifer Kavanagh

    Director, Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources Program, RAND Arroyo Center; Senior Political Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in political science, University of Michigan; M.A. in political science, University of Michigan; B.A. in government, Harvard University

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    Eric V. Larson

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

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    William Marcellino

    Senior Behavioral and Social Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in rhetoric, Carnegie Mellon University

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    Krystyna Marcinek

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.A. in Russian, East European, and Eurasian studies, Jagiellonian University, Poland

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    Christopher Paul

    Senior Social Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D., M.A., and B.A. in sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

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    Hilary Reininger

    Assistant Policy Researcher; Ph.D. Candidate, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education M.S. in conflict analysis and resolution, George Mason University; B.A. in Middle East studies and Arabic, Brigham Young University

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    Benjamin James Sacks

    Associate Policy Researcher
    Education Ph.D. in history, Princeton University; M.A. in history, Princeton University; B.A. in history, Tufts University

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    Michael Schwille

    Senior Policy Analyst
    Education M.A. in international development studies, George Washington University; B.A. in history, University of Pittsburgh

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    Jonathan Welch

    Senior Policy Analyst
    Education M.A. in international relations and international economics, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies; B.E. in marine engineering, State University of New York Maritime College