Mexican entrepreneur and philanthropist Carlos Slim Helú has been elected to the RAND Corporation Board of Trustees, and former U.S. Secretary of Defense Frank Carlucci has been elected "trustee emeritus."
In patient decisions to seek care for chronic pain, the first option was to go to the popular sector, then a general physician, and then a specialist. Illness behaviour should be seen as a process combining the use of different health care sectors.
Six historic counterinsurgency operations are examined to determine which tactics, techniques, and procedures led to success and which led to failure, with the hope that U.S. counterinsurgency operations in the future can learn from past lessons.
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox and RAND Corporation Executive Vice President Michael Rich signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a joint research program that will study ways to fight poverty and aid vulnerable groups in Mexico and Latin America.
Terrorist groups around the world with different ideologies and from different religious and ethnic backgrounds have improved their effectiveness by teaching each other deadly skills such as bomb-making and guerilla warfare techniques.
The United States missed opportunities to help win the support of the public in Iraq and Afghanistan by failing to make health a bigger focus of reconstruction efforts after U.S.-led invasions of the nations.