National Security Research Division
The RAND National Security Research Division (NSRD) conducts research and analysis for the U.S. government, U.S. allies, and private foundations. The division operates the National Defense Research Institute (NDRI), a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC).
What We've Been Up To
- An article on parallels between historical special operations forces and current information forces continues to be the focus of discussion by policymakers
- Various outlets report on Todd Helmus' work on extremism in the U.S. military
- Malcolm Gladwell examines RAND wargames on an episode of the Revisionist History podcast
- Andrew Morral and Terry Schell say the military must better understand sexual assaults to combat them
- Researchers examine DoD's environmental liabilities program in Real Clear Defense
- RAND research describes European contributions to NATO air power
- Researchers examine active and passive extremism in the military for Military Times
- A Forbes article describes Jacqueline Burns' work on embassy security
- Director Jack Riley discusses China and Russia in an episode of Bloomberg's "Balance of Power"
- PAXsims reviews Hedgemony, RAND's first publicly-available table game
- An article in War on the Rocks discusses RAND's Future Aircraft Carrier Options report
- Michael Mazarr on U.S. power projection after COVID-19