Michele Kelemen A former NPR Moscow bureau chief, Michele Kelemen now covers the State Department. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs — from Morning Edition to All Things Considered.
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker (left)talks with students in Havana in October. Pritzker led a delegation of U.S. officials who met their Cuban counterparts and businessmen to explore expanding ties. While restrictions are being removed, increased business links between the countries are limited so far. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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U.S. Businesses Look To Cuba, But See Limited Opportunities So Far

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani leaves after a televised speech in Tehran on Dec. 16. Iran has been dismantling parts of its nuclear program as required under an international deal, and some sanctions could be lifted as soon as January. Ebrahim Noroozi/AP hide caption

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Iran Sanctions Could Be Lifted As Soon As January

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John Kerry Is Definitely A Secretary Of State On The Move

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Secretary Of State Kerry Works To Focus Global Leaders On Syria

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Review: U.N. Failed To Respond To Abuse Allegations In Central African Republic

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U.N. Security Council Calls For Crackdown On ISIS Funding Streams

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One Year After Pledge To Fix Relations, U.S. Continues Diplomatic Dance With Cuba

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U.S., Cuba Begin Negotiating Billions Of Dollars In Financial Claims

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Syrian Aram al-Doumani (center, facing camera) takes part in a peaceful protest against Syrian President Bashar Assad in Douma, Syria, in 2011. Doumani, who now runs an opposition news agency in Syria, says he is skeptical of a breakthrough in cease-fire talks. Courtesy Aram al-Doumani hide caption

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For A Syrian Activist, Optimism Is Increasingly Hard To Find

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Kerry Takes On Big Diplomatic Challenge: Reuniting A Divided Cyprus

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U.S. Military Personnel Help Rescue Hostages From Hotel In Mali

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World leaders attend a working session on the Global Economy during the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, on Sunday. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Paris Attacks Cloud Conversation At Summit Of World Powers

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Paris Attacks Lend Urgency To Diplomatic Talks In Vienna

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Secretary Of State John Kerry Expresses 'Outrage' Over Paris Attacks

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Secretary Of State Kerry Finds Inspiration In Tunisia Ahead Of Syria Talks

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