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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

January 28, 2011

Political Movements
Media Conference Call: Egypt's Political Instability

As anti-government protests continue in Egypt, listen to CFR fellows Steven Cook (who returned yesterday from Cairo) and Robert Danin (former head, Office of the Quartet Representative, Tony Blair, i…

Podcast

July 1, 2010

Diplomacy and International Institutions
Media Conference Call: Benjamin Netanyahu's Meeting with President Obama

Listen to CFR expert Robert Danin discuss Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting with President Obama and the implications for the U.S.-Israeli relationship.

Podcast

September 18, 2015

United States
Media Call: The Federal Reserve's Interest Rate Decision

CFR experts discuss the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision.

Podcast

August 27, 2015

China
Media Call: The Global Fallout of China's Market Volatility

Experts discuss the health of the Chinese economy.

Podcast