Tuesday, May 12, 2009

RAND New Publications: Defense Policy

RAND Corporation

May 2009

Publications New Titles Newsletter
Home About
 

Read thousands of books and other publications online FREE!  •  Support RAND Research – Order now and save 10%!

Topic: Defense Policy

Imported Oil and U.S. National Security

Imported Oil and U.S. National Security

By Keith Crane et al.

Paperback • 126 pages • ISBN: 978-0-8330-4700-7
List Price: $38.50
Discounted Web Price: $34.65

In 2007, the United States imported 58 percent of the oil it consumed. This book critically evaluates commonly suggested links between these imports and U.S. national security and assesses the economic, political, and military costs and benefits of potential policies to alleviate imported oil-related challenges to U.S. national security.

Order Now   PDF
Occupying Iraq

Occupying Iraq

A History of the Coalition Provisional Authority

By James Dobbins et al.

Paperback • 382 pages • ISBN: 978-0-8330-4665-9
List Price: $40.00
Discounted Web Price: $36.00

Focuses on the activities of the Coalition Provisional Authority during the first year of the occupation of Iraq. Based on interviews and nearly 100,000 never-before-released documents from CPA archives, the book recounts and evaluates the efforts of the United States and its coalition partners to restore public services, counter a burgeoning insurgency, and create the basis for representative government.

Order Now   PDF

View More RAND Publications »

To request a book for possible course adoption, please see our examination and desk copy policy.

Information for Educators »

Sign up for RAND's monthly email announcement of new titles with links to FREE online content »

The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit research organization providing objective analysis and effective solutions that address the challenges facing the public and private sectors around the world.

The RAND Corporation New Publications: Defense Policy newsletter is distributed on an opt-in basis only by visiting us at www.rand.org. We respect your unsubscribe.

Copyright © 2009 RAND Corporation. RAND® is a registered trademark.

The RAND Corporation, 1776 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3208

No comments:

Disclaimer

This site is intended solely to showcase the resources and services of the Combined Arms Research Library. The information in this site does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Department of the Army. Any mention of or use of a product or company name is for educational purposes and does not constitute an endorsement by the Department of the Army, Combined Arms Center Fort Leavenworth or the US Army Command and General Staff College.

While this is an open forum, it's also a family friendly one, so please keep your comments and posts clean.

You participate at your own risk, taking personal responsibility for your comments, your username and any information provided.

Comments and posts that violate any of the guidelines listed below may be removed:

• Do not post graphic, obscene, explicit or racial comments . We also do not allow comments that are abusive, hateful, vindictive or intended to defame anyone or any organization.

• Do not post any solicitations (i.e.: asking users to "like" your Facebook page, visit your website, sign a petition, contribute to a fundraiser).

• Do not post advertisements, prize contests or giveaways. This includes promotion or endorsement of any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency. Similarly, we do not allow attempts to defame or defraud any financial, commercial or non-governmental agency.

• Do not post details about an ongoing investigation or legal or administrative proceeding that could prejudice the processes or could interfere with an individual's rights will be deleted from this page.

• Apparent spamming or trolling will be removed and may cause the author(s) to be blocked from the page without notice.

• Do not post copyrighted or trademarked images or graphics. Imagery posted on the Facebook wall should be owned by the user.

• Do not post comments, photos or videos that suggest or encourage illegal activity.

• Do not post political propaganda.

• Do not post documents of any kind.

• All information posted to social media sites will be unclassified. No FOUO (for official use only), classified, pre-decisional, proprietary or business-sensitive information should ever be posted or discussed on this page. Don’t post personnel lists, rosters, organization charts or directories. This is a violation of privacy.

The appearance of external links or the use of third-party applications on this site does not constitute official endorsement on behalf of the U.S. Army or Department of Defense.

For more information, visit the DoD Social Media user agreement at:
http://www.defense.gov/socialmedia/user-agreement.aspx.

You are encouraged to quote, republish or share any content on this site on your own blog, Web site or other communication/publication. If you do so, please credit the Army unit or the person who authored the content as a courtesy.