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Congressman says drug cartels offer rebates for Central American children

Congressman says drug cartels offer rebates for Central American children

Tony Payan, fellow in Mexico studies, comments on U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar’s assertion that drug cartels offer rebates for children from Central America. Read the full article in ...

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The Middle East's digitized battlefields

The Middle East's digitized battlefields

Christopher Bronk, fellow in information technology policy, comments on the use of cameras and social media to document fighting in the Middle East. Read the full article in ...

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Aug. 28, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Pakistan’s Vision for Peace and Prosperity in South Asia

His Excellency Jalil Abbas Jilani, Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, will share ...

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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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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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