Fred Kaplan

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This article is adapted from The Wizards of Armageddon , to be published by Simon and Schuster in June.

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June/july 1983

THE BIRTH OF THE RAND CORPORATION During World War II, America discovered that scientists were needed to win it—and to win any future war. That’s why RAND came into being, the first think tank and the model for all the rest.