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Impact of U.S. Air Strikes on ISIS

Impact of U.S. Air Strikes on ISIS

Founding director Ambassador Edward Djerejian comments on the United States' options for combating ISIS and, more broadly, the rise of Islamic radicalism in the Middle East. Read the ...

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Texas Gov. Rick Perry undeterred by criticism from Mexican president

Texas Gov. Rick Perry undeterred by criticism from Mexican president

Mexico's president criticized Gov. Rick Perry's suggestion that ISIS terrorists may be entering the U.S. from Mexico. Tony Payan, fellow for Mexico studies and director of the Baker ...

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Sept. 20, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Baker Institute Student Forum — Undergraduate Public Policy Conference: Energy Policy in the United States

Join the finalists from the second annual Undergraduate Public Policy Conference for an ...

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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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Sept. 24, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

The Crisis in Ukraine

A panel discussion featuring three Rice University experts will focus on the future ...

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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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