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U.S. needs "local ally" against Islamic State

U.S. needs "local ally" against Islamic State

Founding director Edward P. Djerejian, former U.S. ambassador to Syria, was interviewed about how the U.S. should respond to the threat that the Islamic State poses in Syria. ...

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What Will Mexico's Energy Reform Mean for Houston’s Economy?

What Will Mexico's Energy Reform Mean for Houston’s Economy?

Tony Payan, fellow in Mexico studies and director of the Mexico Center, spoke on "Houston Matters" about the opportunities that the opening of Mexico's oil industry could provide ...

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Sept. 4, 2014, 6 p.m.

Emerging Leaders Public Policy Trivia Night

Test your knowledge of public policy and current events at the first-ever Emerging ...

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Sept. 16, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

The Middle East in Turmoil: Challenges to U.S. Policy

At the inaugural Founding Director’s Lecture Series presentation, Ambassador Edward P. Djerejian will ...

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Sept. 24, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

Exploring the Implications of Religion Among Scientists in the U.K. and India

Researchers from Rice University and the Baker Institute discuss their joint study on ...

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About The Baker Institute »

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Founded in 1993, Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy has established itself as one of the premier nonpartisan public policy think tanks in the country. The institute ranks 11th among university-affiliated think tanks worldwide, 20th among U.S. think tanks and fifth among energy and resource think tanks, according to a 2013 study by the University of Pennsylvania's Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program.

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