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  • Nick Heath-Brown
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Founded in 1948 out of US military research and development during World War II by Douglas Aircraft. Independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting scientific, educational and charitable purposes for the public welfare. Research areas include health, education, national security, international affairs, law and business, and the environment. Houses three federally funded research and development centres sponsored by the US defence department: the RAND Arroyo Center, providing research and analysis for the army; the RAND National Defense Research Institute; and RAND Project Air Force.

Keywords

Global Civil Society Peace Operation Military Research Programme Concentration Charitable Purpose 
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  • Nick Heath-Brown

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