Upping the Ante on Western Weapons Could End the Stalemate in Ukraine
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by RAND Corporation
2w ago
The Russo-Ukrainian war might be at a strategic tipping point. The ground fight in Ukraine's east is stalemated, but Russian sea and air power in Crimea is diminished. The future flow of Western aid may be less certain. To address these challenges, the West might escalate support for Ukraine's military and signal firmness to Moscow ..read more
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Netanyahu May Be Standing in the Way of a Two-State Solution. But He's Far From Alone
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by RAND Corporation
2w ago
Opposition to a Palestinian state stretches well beyond the office of Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu. Can American pressure change this ..read more
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Postwar Ukraine: Planning for a Successful and Secure Recovery
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by RAND Corporation
1M ago
To rebuild successfully, Ukraine will need to come out of the war on a new trajectory. It already has an outline of what recovery will look like. The plan looks beyond the immediate damages and envisions more than $750 billion in economic support and projects that would raise a new Ukraine from the destruction ..read more
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The Trouble with a Cease-Fire
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by RAND Corporation
1M ago
Given that Hamas promised to repeat the October 7 attack until Israel's annihilation, it is no wonder that Israelis nearly uniformly want, as one Israeli politician put it, to finish the job this time around. To Israelis, the international calls for a cease-fire ring hollow ..read more
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China’s Global Energy Interconnection
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by Fiona Quimbre; Ismael Arciniegas Rueda; Henri van Soest; Jon Schmid; Howard J. Shatz; Timothy R. Heath; Michal Meidan; Andrea Wullner; Paul Deane; James Glynn; Liam Regan
2M ago
The authors of this report demystify the potential global security implications associated with the Global Energy Interconnection—China’s important but poorly understood initiative to establish a global power grid ..read more
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Disrupting the Chinese Military in Competition and Low-Intensity Conflict
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by Timothy R. Heath; Eric Robinson; Christian Curriden; Derek Grossman; Sale Lilly; Daniel Egel; Gabrielle Tarini
2M ago
The authors (1) identify tasks that the Chinese military would likely be assigned in peacetime competition with the United States and in a hypothetical low-intensity conflict and (2) analyze potential vulnerabilities in execution of those tasks ..read more
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Strategic Disruption by Special Operations Forces
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by Eric Robinson; Timothy R. Heath; Gabrielle Tarini; Daniel Egel; Mace Moesner IV; Christian Curriden; Derek Grossman; Sale Lilly
2M ago
RAND researchers develop a new concept for strategic disruption by special operations forces, exploring how disruptive campaigns can frustrate an adversary’s preferred strategy and enable friendly gains across multiple instruments of national power ..read more
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Enhancing Security in a Changing Arctic
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by Abbie Tingstad
2M ago
Testimony submitted to the U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security on November 29, 2023 ..read more
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U.S.-Japan Alliance Conference
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by Jeffrey W. Hornung
2M ago
These proceedings present insights that experts of Europe, Japan, Taiwan, and U.S. security policies presented at RAND Corporation–hosted virtual conferences that explored relevant issues on the U.S.-Japan alliance regarding strategic competition ..read more
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The Limits of Russian Manipulation
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by Clint Reach; Ryan Bauer; Alyssa Demus; Khrystyna Holynska
2M ago
Using the concept of national identity as a starting point, RAND researchers developed a framework in an effort to illuminate the underlying causes of Russian manipulation, Ukrainian resistance, and the Russia-Ukraine war ..read more
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