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Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: hills, beverly, club, rotary, remarks
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This paper captures a speech delivered to the Beverly Hills Rotary Club in September 2010. It covers the history of RAND and talks about a significant challenge for RAND in the future: How to carry out the mission in a world in which policy debate and civic discourse are increasingly polarized.......
Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: sector, public, management, risk, catastrophe
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In January 2010, RAND executive vice president Michael Rich spoke at the first International Symposium on Catastrophe Risk Management, commemorating the establishment of the Institute of Catastrophe Risk Management (ICRM) at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. In this transcript of the speech, he explains the importance of catastrophe risk management for policymaking in the face of deep......
Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: anderson, mary, eulogy
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This paper contains the eulogy delivered by Michael Rich, Executive Vice President of RAND, at a memorial service in honor of Mary E. Anderson, held January 16, 2010.......
Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: military, interact, tanks, think, rand
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Think tanks that work with defense and intelligence agencies once focused exclusively on regional and functional topics, but these organizations are now also being called upon to help the military address the new challenges of terrorism and homeland security. RAND researchers, who have been studying terrorism for more than 30 years, are now helping decisionmakers develop a comprehensive analytical......
Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: eulogy, williams
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This paper contains the eulogy delivered by Michael Rich, Executive Vice President of RAND, at a memorial service in honor of Albert P. Williams, held at RAND, on November 19, 2000.......
Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: eulogy, blaydes, bud
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This paper contains the eulogy delivered by Michael Rich, Executive Vice President of RAND, at a memorial service in honor of Bud Blaydes, held at Brentwood Presbyterian Church, on February 26, 1999.......
Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: eulogy, pauker, guy
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This paper contains the eulogy delivered by Michael Rich, Executive Vice President of RAND, at a memorial service in honor of Guy Pauker, held at the Bel Air Bay Club, on September 21, 2002.......
Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: eulogy, brien, toby
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This paper contains the eulogy delivered by Michael Rich, Executive Vice President of RAND, at a memorial service in honor of Toby O'Brien, held at Pacific Palisades Presbyterian Church, on July 26, 2002.......
Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: anniversary, first, successful, mission, 35th, remarks, role, corona, program, rand
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RAND played a central role in the early days of America's space reconnaissance program. This paper contains remarks made at an August 18, 1995 ceremony commemorating the 35th anniversary of the first successful film recovery from the CORONA satellite, the United State's first space reconnaissance system.......
ISBN: 0833019406, 9780833019400
Author: Michael D. Rich
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Keywords: 1990s, security, national
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This paper is the text of a speech given at a luncheon co-sponsored by Town Hall of California and the Los Angeles Council of Engineers and Scientists, in Los Angeles, on February 19, 1991. The author describes the possible future geopolitical environment, the outlook for defense spending, and their implications for the defense industry. He identifies some characteristics of the post-Cold War era:......
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