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August 12, 2015

Global
Global Efforts to Eradicate Polio

Though polio had nearly been eradicated, the virus is on the rise amid an increase in violence against vaccine workers in conflict zones.

A health worker administers drops of polio vaccine to children in an outskirt of the Yemeni capital Sana'a.

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November 21, 2016

Religion
Immigration and the Changing Face of America

Policy experts and scholars of religion discuss immigration and demographic trends in the United States.

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April 3, 2015

Iran
Media Call on Framework Agreement to Limit Iran's Nuclear Program

CFR experts discuss the framework agreement to limit Iran's nuclear program.

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December 10, 2013

Child Marriage
Child Brides in Conflict Zones and Fragile States

CFR Senior Fellow Gayle Lemmon moderates a conversation with Liesl Gerntholtz of Human Rights Watch and Annie Bunting of York University on best practices for preventing child marriage during times o…

December 21, 2012

Defense and Security
Why Is It So Hard to Cut Federal Spending?

The New York Times published a chart today that succinctly explains why it is so hard to cut the federal government’s spending: the programs that people want to cut don’t cost very much, and the prog…

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May 31, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Charles Taylor Sentenced - a Step Forward?

In April, the Special Court for Sierra Leone in The Hague found Charles Taylor guilty of many crimes against humanity related to his involvement with the civil war in Sierra Leone. (Taylor was not tr…

Former Liberian President Charles Taylor (bottom) argues with a photographer as he awaits the start of the prosecution's closing arguments during his trial at the U.N.-backed Special Court for Sierra Leone in Leidschendam February 8, 2011.