Accession Number : ADA544050


Title :   Rand Corporation National Security Research Division. Annual Report 2010-2011


Corporate Author : RAND CORP ARLINGTON VA NATIONAL SECURITY RESEARCH DIV


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Report Date : 2011


Pagination or Media Count : 85


Abstract : The RAND National Security Research Division (NSRD) conducts research on complex national security problems with an emphasis on the most pressing and difficult strategy and policy concerns of high-level policymakers and their staffs. NSRD provides independent and objective analytical support to decisionmakers in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and elsewhere in the wider national security and intelligence communities, both in the United States and abroad, by * developing innovative solutions to complex problems using multidisciplinary teams of researchers * providing practical guidance and clear policy choices while also addressing barriers to effective implementation * meeting the highest research standards using advanced empirical methods and rigorous peer review * maintaining independence and objectivity by scrupulously avoiding partisanship and vested interests * serving the public interest by widely disseminating its research publications (subject to the constraints of national security) and encouraging staff to participate in public forums. analysis. In this report, we present some of NSRD's research findings and activities over the 12 months from the spring of 2010 through the winter of 2011. These highlights are grouped according to NSRD's six constituent research centers and prefaced by an overview conveying the organization of NSRD's research activities and the benefits of the RAND environment.


Descriptors :   *NATIONAL SECURITY , *HOMELAND SECURITY , *MILITARY OPERATIONS , *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , EMERGENCIES , CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION , MILITARY CAPABILITIES , COMBAT VEHICLES , AIRCRAFT CARRIERS , CALIFORNIA , OFFICER PERSONNEL , DECEPTION , IRAN , LAW ENFORCEMENT , SOUTH KOREA , CHINA , AFGHANISTAN , MEXICO , COUNTERINSURGENCY , HAITI , AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT , CRISIS MANAGEMENT , ECONOMIC ANALYSIS , MILITARY RESERVES , TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES , INDIA


Subject Categories : MILITARY FORCES AND ORGANIZATIONS
      CIVIL DEFENSE
      MILITARY INTELLIGENCE
      LOGISTICS, MILITARY FACILITIES AND SUPPLIES
      MILITARY OPERATIONS, STRATEGY AND TACTICS


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