Early life and education
Solomon left government service in 1993, becoming president of the United States Institute of Peace
. He served in that role until September 2012. In October of that year he returned to the RAND Corporation as a senior fellow.
Solomon published eight books, including "Mao's Revolution and the Chinese Political Culture" (1971, 1999), "A Revolution is Not a Dinner Party" (1975), "The China Factor" (1981), "Chinese Negotiating Behavior" (1985 and 2000), "Exiting Indochina" (2000), "American Negotiating Behavior" (2007), and "Peace Building" (2012). He served as a member of Partnership for a Secure America
's bipartisan advisory board until his death in 2017. The Partnership is a non-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding the bipartisan center in American foreign policy and national security.
Solomon received the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D.) from Whittier College
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