619Oct 24, 2013
Security Versus Privacy
An FBI special agent, ACLU attorney, and a former U.S. ambassador to Pakistan talked about the balancing individual privacy with national security issues. Topics included former National ...
601Oct 29, 2009
Zbigniew Brzezinski spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan and counterinsurgency strategy. In his remarks he stressed the need to facilitate a political environment that respected traditional ...
421Mar 22, 2013
Middle East experts analyzed the upcoming parliamentary elections in Egypt, scheduled for April 22, 2013. They considered the policy implications for the U.S. of continued ballot victories by ...
276Oct 29, 2009
Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan
Panelists spoke about spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan and counterinsurgency strategy. Among the topics they addressed were military troop levels needed to support a counterinsurgency ...
236Jun 5, 2009
Zbigniew Brzezinski addressed the fourth panel of the RAND Corporation day-long conference titled, "Understanding Iran: Domestic and Foreign Policy on the Eve of the Presidential Election". He ...
200Oct 29, 2009
Discussion on Containment in Afghanistan
Foreign policy experts spoke about strategic options and U.S. policy in Afghanistan. Among the issues they addressed were military disengagement, regional security and political stability, as ...
190Oct 29, 2009
Counterterrorism in Afghanistan
Panelists spoke about spoke about U.S. policy in Afghanistan and counterterrorism strategy. Among the issues they addressed were the degree to which the U.S. should consider Afghanistan a ...
187Jun 5, 2009
Assessing Iran's Regional Position
The panel talked about Iran in relation to surrounding countries. Topics included Iranian defense strategies, military capabilities, power projection, and the reaction of the surrounding ...
159Mar 19, 2003
Infectious Diseases and National Security
Dr. Brower talked about the report titled The Global Threat of New and Re-Emerging Infectious Disease: Reconciling U.S. National Security and Public Health Policy, published by the RAND ...
143Nov 16, 2012
Panel on Hollywood and Public Policy
Panelists talked about Hollywood’s portrayal of politics and policymaking in movies and television shows. Featured panelists included Howard Gordon the Creator and Executive Producer of ...
125May 12, 1997
Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences
The Rand Corporation’s Drug Policy Research Center released a report titled, “Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences: Throwing Away the Key or the Taxpayers' Money?” Mr. Caulkins ...
118Jun 5, 2009
Looking Inside Iran
The panel talked about the status of political and economic indicators in Iran. They talked about the balkanization of the Iranian political constituencies and the implications of this ...
111Oct 29, 2009
Senator Levin Remarks on Afghanistan
Senator Carl Levin delivered an address on his views on the right course in Afghanistan, and called on policy-makers and the media to support President Obama taking the time to fully consider the ...
89Aug 24, 2009
Health Care Costs and the Economy
Neeraj Sood delivered remarks on the relationship between growing health care costs and the economic performance of U.S. industries. He spoke about a recent report which found that during 1987 ...
74Feb 13, 2007
Book Discussion on Beyond al-Qaeda
Angel Rabasa and William Rosenau talked about al-Qaeda’s evolution and the emergence of groups affiliated, associated, or inspired by al-Qaeda. They are contributors to the two-volume ...
70Aug 17, 2009
Massachusetts Health Care and National Policy
Christine Eibner spoke about health care reform in Massachusetts, lessons learned during the process, and the resulting health care system in Massachusetts. Ms. Eibner focused on health ...
67Sep 7, 2006
Book Discussion on Unconquerable Nation
Brian Jenkins talked about his book Unconquerable Nation: Knowing Our Enemy, Strengthening Ourselves, published by RAND Corporation. He talked about his strategy to fight terrorism, ...
44Dec 15, 2006
Congress and Long-Term Issues
First, former Senator Daschle talked about health care legislation, with former Rep. Frenzel (R-MN) responding. They answered audience members' questions.
Then three ...
35Dec 14, 2007
Congress and Defense Planning
The panelists discussed topics about which they have written, including rethinking defense planning, the base realignment and closure process, and the politics of defense planning. They ...
33Aug 13, 2007
Army Response to Emergencies
Ms. Davis spoke about the U.S. Army’s role in emergency response, capabilities for meeting critical needs following emergencies like Hurricane Katrina, mobilization plans, and ...
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