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Child marriage remains widespread in developing countries, disproportionately affecting girls and endangering their lives and livelihoods. Rooted in cultural tradition and poverty, the practice not only violates human rights laws but also threatens stability and economic development.
See more in Global; Peace, Conflict, and Human Rights; Children
The Fourth Annual CFR Back-to-School Event showcases CFR's new InfoGuide series, a discussion on the Chinese Dream, and the new CFR Student Homepage.
See more in China; Politics and Strategy
This timeline examines the events that precipitated the U.S. war in Afghanistan as well as the history of the war.
See more in Afghanistan; United States; Military Operations; Wars and Warfare
Despite its booming economy, Mexico continues to struggle with alarmingly high levels of violence linked to drugs and organized crime. This video primer examines the crisis and explores policy options for Mexico and the United States.
See more in Mexico; Drug Trafficking and Control
Elections throughout the world in 2012 brought several countries to a crossroads as they struggled with the eurozone debt crisis, the formation of post-Arab Spring governments, and recovery from economic malaise. This timeline revisits twelve of the year's most pivotal elections.
See more in Global; Elections
Hugo Chavez became president in 1999 on a populist platform, but after his "socialist revolution," critics said the country resembled an authoritarian state. This interactive timeline looks back at Chavez's rise to power and the impact of his presidency.
See more in Venezuela; Politics and Strategy
The quadrennial U.S. presidential nominating conventions are usually dominated by domestic themes. But they have at times been flavored by global economic concerns and national security threats, offering competing Democratic and Republican visions about the United States' role in the world.
See more in United States; Elections
Since 1949, U.S.-Sino relations have evolved from tense standoffs to a complex mix of intensifying diplomacy, growing international rivalry, and increasingly intertwined economies.
See more in China; United States; Economics; Diplomacy and Statecraft
Explore this interactive timeline detailing the U.S.–Iraq War since the 2003 invasion.
See more in Iraq; Wars and Warfare
An in-depth, multimedia look at the causes and consequences of the global economic crisis that seeks to unravel the questions surrounding the downturn and shed light on its policy implications, drawing on insights from leading thinkers on economics and international affairs.
See more in Financial Crises; Global
This CFR Interactive traces the history of the United States' dependence on oil and its impact on the nation's foreign policy, from the days of the first oil market, to the crisis of 1970s, to the ongoing struggle to balance energy security with environmental concerns.
See more in Middle East and North Africa; United States; Oil
An interactive map of the Horn of Africa.
See more in Africa (sub-Saharan); Politics and Strategy
A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org and Foreign Affairs.
After decades of decline, nuclear power is increasingly presented as a low-carbon way to meet growing electricity demands. Global construction of new reactors is on the rise, but there still exists an array of obstacles to expansion. This interactive guide explores the past, present, and future of nuclear power, focusing on its unique benefits and risks.
See more in United States; Energy Policy; Nuclear Energy
This three-part timeline looks at the history of U.S.-Mexico relations from Mexican independence to present.
See more in Mexico; United States; Politics and Strategy
A three-part timeline that examines the 2007 global financial crisis, the history of financial regulation and deregulation, and the evolution of modern economic thought.
See more in Financial Crises
This interactive map explores the turbulent tribal region along Pakistan's Afghan border, including the North West Frontier Province, Balochistan, and the semiautonomous tribal areas.
See more in Afghanistan; Pakistan
An interactive timeline exploring the history of U.S.-Pakistan relations.
See more in United States; Pakistan
An in-depth, multimedia look at climate change, its global impact, and efforts to combat it.
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An interactive slideshow looking at how the Olympics have served as political showcases for nations, individuals, and ideologies.
See more in Global; Culture and Foreign Policy