|Dec. 15, 2014: In this edition
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- Boko Haram: A New Islamic State in Nigeria, by David Cook, Baker Institute Rice faculty scholar and associate professor of religious studies, Rice University. December 11
- The Evolution of Political Parties in Mexico, 1900-1914, by Mexico Center research analyst Dylan McNally; interns Marcela Benavides, Alex Haer and Marissa Hall; and Mexico Center director Tony Payan. December 8
- State Tax Notes Interview with George Zodrow, Baker Institute Rice faculty scholar and Cline Professor of Economics, Rice University. December 5
- The End of Barriers, by Marta Lagos, nonresident fellow, Latin America Initiative. December 4
- Student blog: How Houston benefits from Mexico's energy reform, by Alex Haer, intern, Mexico Center. December 12
- The victory of Tabaré Vázquez and the Frente Amplio party: A view from the left, by Felipe Michelini, 2000 Americas Project fellow. December 5
- The battle for Basra, 1914, by Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East. November 24
- Uruguay’s second round, by Natalia Roba, 2011 Americas Project fellow. November 24
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