Iranian students climb over the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran during the Iranian Revolution, Nov. 4, 1979. The students went on to seize the embassy staff, and hold 52 of them as hostages for 444 days. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Taunt Or Miscalculation? Iran's Provocative Pick For U.N. Envoy

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Framework Of Syria Peace Talks Divides Interested Parties

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Drones On Agenda In Pakistan PM-Obama White House Meeting

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Chemical Weapons Watchdog Group Wins Peace Prize

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Senate Waits On Possible Diplomatic Solution In Syria

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NSA Leaker Case Causes Rift Between U.S. And Russia

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Kerry Stops In Afghanistan On Diplomatic Mission

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U.S. To Step Up Its Involvement In Syria

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Clinton Cautions North Africa Is A Region To Watch

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U.S. Sen. John Kerry (left), who was nominated Friday to be secretary of state, is shown shaking hands with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani during a trip to Pakistan last year. Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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John Kerry Already A Familiar Face To World Leaders

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Sen. Kerry Gets Obama's Nod For Secretary Of State

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State Department Faulted For Inadequate Security In Benghazi Attack

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Rice Drops Out Of Race For Secretary Of State

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How The New President Might Rebuild Top Cabinets

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Violent Protests Sparked By Anti-Islam Film Ebb

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