International Humanitarian Law

  • Testimony

    Testimony

    Iran's Human Rights Abuses

    Testimony presented before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on The Middle East and South Asia, provides insight into the Islamic Republic of Iran's human rights abuses, the Iranian regime's behavior in light of the Arab Spring, and the current state and future prospects of the opposition Green Movement.

    Sep 22, 2011

  • News Release

    News Release

    U.S. Prisoner of War, Detainee Operations Need More Advance Planning

    Prisoner-of-war and detainee operations are a crucial component in the successful prosecution of a conflict -- particularly in counterinsurgency operations -- and should be upgraded to receive more attention and better advance preparation.

    Jun 9, 2011

  • Report

    Report

    U.S. Prisoner of War, Detainee Operations Need More Advance Planning

    Prisoner-of-war and detainee operations are a crucial component in the successful prosecution of a conflict — particularly in counterinsurgency operations — and should be upgraded to receive more attention and better advance preparation.

    Jun 9, 2011

  • Commentary

    Commentary

    China's Responsibility to Protect: The Nation Can Help Citizens in Myanmar, Sudan

    Of all countries remiss in their responsibility to protect human rights, China bears special scrutiny because of its influence with the Myanmar and Sudanese regimes, writes David C. Gompert.

    Jun 17, 2008

  • News Release

    News Release

    RAND Report Examines Need to Hold Down Civilian Deaths in U.S. Military Operations

    February 15, 2007 News Release: RAND Report Examines Need to Hold Down Civilian Deaths in U.S. Military Operations.

    Feb 15, 2007

  • News Release

    News Release

    RAND Issues 'The Beginner's Guide to Nation-Building'

    February 12, 2007 News Release: RAND Issues 'The Beginner's Guide to Nation-Building'.

    Feb 12, 2007

  • News Release

    News Release

    RAND Evaluates Efforts to Improve Effectiveness and Human Rights Performance of Internal Security Forces in 4 Nations

    January 3, 2007 News Release: RAND Evaluates Efforts to Improve Effectiveness and Human Rights Performance of Internal Security Forces in 4 Nations.

    Jan 3, 2007

  • Commentary

    Commentary

    Want to Help Africa? Stop Farm Subsidies

    Published commentary by RAND staff.

    Jun 18, 2002

  • Commentary

    Commentary

    The Americas: Colombia's Rebels Talk Peace but Make More War

    Colombia's friends, primarily the U.S., should be prepared to provide sustained and adequate support to the Colombian armed forces, not just for drug eradication, as is the case with the current policy, but to restore the capacity of the Colombian state to defend itself against forces that seek to overthrow ...

    Jul 13, 2001

  • People

    People

    Benjamin Boudreaux

    Policy Researcher; Professor of Policy Analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ph.D. in philosophy, University of California at Berkeley; M.S. in foreign service, Georgetown University; B.A. in economics and philosophy, New York University

  • People

    People

    Isabel Flanagan

    Analyst
    Education M.Sc. in European studies, London School of Economics; B.A. (Hons) in politics and philosophy, Queen's University

  • People

    People

    Kaleigh Heard

    Senior Analyst
    Education Ph.D. in political science, University of British Columbia; M.A. in political science, University of British Columbia; M.A. in war studies, Royal Military College of Canada; B.A.(Hons) in international relations, University of Western Ontario