• Call with the Experts


    RAND Experts Discuss Extended Absence of Kim Jong-un

    RAND researchers Bruce Bennett and Andrew Scobell hosted a media conference call on Thursday, October 9 to discuss the extended absence of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the regional implications of a sudden change in North Korea's government, and China's role in the region. Media relations officer Joe Dougherty moderated the call.

    Oct 9, 2014

  • Commentary


    Paradoxes: Liberal...Conservative...Go Figure

    Published commentary by RAND staff: Paradoxes: Liberal...Conservative...Go Figure, in Milken Institute Review.

    Mar 27, 2007

  • Report


    Glasnost About Building Socialism in Ethiopia: Analysis of a Critical Soviet Article

    An article in the Soviet journal Narody Azii i Afriki (Peoples of Asia and Africa), No. 1, 1989, contains the strongest criticism seen to date of Ethiopia's Marxist-Leninist regime.

    Jan 1, 1990

  • Report


    Political Economy and the Environmental Imperative

    Compares the opportunities for creating, understanding, and correcting environmental damage offered by an open society, with a private-enterprise-based market economy and democratic politics on the one hand, and socialism, with a centrally...

    Jan 1, 1986

  • Report


    Top Management in Egypt : Its Structure, Quality, and Problems.

    Under "Arab Socialism," Egyptian enterprises are run by all-employee boards of directors, five appointed from top management by the President of the Republic, with the chief executive as chairman, and four elected by the labor force. The former are ...

    Jan 1, 1970

  • Report


    Current Trends in Arab Intellectual Thought.

    A discussion of several recent trends in Arab intellectual thought with respect to Arab nationalism, Arab socialism, and the place of Islam in both. This Memorandum describes important questions and debates in Arab thought in the 1960s. Several sol...

    Jan 1, 1969

  • Report


    The Politics of Social Change in the Middle East and North Africa

    An attempt to analyze the cause and character of a profound revolution taking place from Morocco to Pakistan. Examines the forces, groups, ideas, and institutions now in motion.

    Jan 1, 1963

  • Report


    Some comparisons between the Russian and Chinese "models"

    An examination of some of the differences in the Russian and Chinese "roads to socialism," with particular emphasis on the relevance of one or the other "model" for other Asian countries. These differences can be traced to population-resource ratios...

    Jan 1, 1962