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December 18, 2013

Human Rights
Child Marriage

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 o…

Child Marriage InfoGuide

May 14, 2019

China
China’s Maritime Disputes

China’s growing assertiveness amid territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas has raised concerns about armed conflict.

China’s Maritime Disputes

March 20, 2014

Arctic
The Emerging Arctic

The northern reaches of the planet are melting at a pace few nations can afford to ignore, yielding potentially lucrative returns in energy, minerals, and shipping. But debate is mounting over whethe…

The Emerging Arctic

June 24, 2014

Religion
The Sunni-Shia Divide

Entrenched conflict between Sunni and Shia Muslims, exploited by regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran, could reshape the future of the Middle East.

The Sunni-Shia Divide InfoGuide

January 16, 2015

Taliban
The Taliban

The Taliban has outlasted the world’s most potent military forces and its two main factions now challenge the governments of Afghanistan and Pakistan.  As U.S. troops draw down, the next phase of con…

The Taliban InfoGuide

October 10, 2019

Kurds
The Time of the Kurds

The Kurds, one of the world’s largest peoples without a state, may be on the verge of achieving their independence amid turbulence in Syria and Iraq.

The Time of the Kurds

December 1, 2011

Democracy
The World Next Week: December 1, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org: EU leaders meet for a critical summit; the Greek parliament votes on a 2012 budget; a conference on Afghanistan's future convenes without Pa…

Podcast

July 28, 2011

Global
The World Next Week: July 28, 2011

CFR's Director of Studies James Lindsay and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program Stewart Patrick preview major world events in the week ahead. In this week's po…

Podcast

August 4, 2011

Global
The World Next Week: August 4, 2011

CFR's Director of Studies James Lindsay and Director of the International Institutions and Global Governance Program Stewart Patrick preview major world events in the week ahead. In this week's po…

Podcast

April 21, 2011

Global
The World Next Week: April 21, 2011

A preview of world events in the coming week from CFR.org.

Podcast