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Then-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and North Korean leader Kim Jong Il toast in Pyongyang on Oct. 24, 2000. The U.S. and North Korea signed an agreement six years earlier to curb North Korea's nuclear activities in exchange for aid, but it collapsed in 2002, during the Bush administration. Chien-Min Chung/AP hide caption

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Will Iran Deal Meet The Same Fate As A Past U.S.-North Korean Arms Deal?

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China's U.N. Ambassador Liu Jieyi speaks with U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power before the Security Council vote on sanctions against North Korea on March 2. Don Emmert /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why China Supports New Sanctions Against North Korea

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Mohamed ElBaradei, in the garden of his Cairo home earlier today (April 25, 2011). Jonathan Blakley/NPR hide caption

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Steve Inskeep talks with Mohamed ElBaradei

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