20 avril 2017, par RAND Corporation
The Islamic State has lost substantial control of territory and people but still conducts and inspires attacks around the world. The U.S. should pursue a light rollback strategy that relies on local forces backed by U.S. special operations forces, intelligence assets, and (...)
27 mars 2017, par RAND Corporation
Hurricane Sandy underscored the need for greater resilience to flooding. Insurance is part of the strategy, but it is spotty among one- to four-family properties in New York and is difficult for some to afford. Adding to the challenge is direction from Congress to phase out subsidies in the (...)
14 mars 2017, par RAND Corporation
Richard H. Solomon, a senior fellow at RAND, a China scholar, and a seasoned diplomat who helped direct U.S. policy toward East Asia under President George H.W. Bush, has died.
9 mars 2017, par RAND Corporation
Zero-day software vulnerabilities—security holes that developers haven't fixed or aren't aware of—can lurk undetected for years. They are useful in cyber operations and in defensive and academic settings. Whether to disclose or stockpile them is an ongoing (...)
6 mars 2017, par RAND Corporation
Direct-to-consumer telehealth services—touted as a convenient and less-expensive way to get care for minor ailments—appear to prompt new use of medical services and thus may drive up medical spending rather than trim (...)
22 février 2017, par RAND Corporation
Kenneth J. Arrow, whose groundbreaking work shaped scholarly thinking about such critical issues as the fairness of democratic elections, climate change and the cost of health care, has died.