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August 12, 2015

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

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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…

November 21, 2016

Religion
Podcast RTX2JOKB.jpg Immigration and the Changing Face of America

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

March 6, 2015

United States
Vietnam-War-Novels Ten Vietnam War Novels to Read

All week I have been blogging on the best histories, memoirs, films, and songs to mark Sunday’s fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the first U.S. combat troops in Vietnam. Today I want to look at…

April 3, 2015

Iran
Podcast kerry-lausanne.jpg Media Call on Framework Agreement to Limit Iran's Nuclear Program

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

December 21, 2012

Defense and Security
(Bernardo Montoya/Courtesy Reuters) 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…