Jackie Northam Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, politics, and life across the globe.

Obama Expels 35 Diplomats, Imposes Retaliatory Sanctions Against Russia For Hacking

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John Kerry Defends And Outlines U.S. Approach In Israel

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The Trump International Golf Club in Dubai is part of the president-elect's real estate empire. Trump has said his sons would run his companies while he's president. Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For Global Investors, 'Uncertainty' Over Business Climate Under Trump

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A Boeing-Iran Deal Could Be On President-Elect Trump's Chopping Block

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Trump's Phone Call To Taiwan's Leader Risks China Tensions

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President-elect Donald Trump, seen here on Nov. 22, spoke with Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday. Trump showered praise on Sharif despite the tensions between the two countries in recent years. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Gushes About Pakistan In Call With Its Prime Minister

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Hotel employees watch Donald Trump following a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel on Oct. 26 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Loans From Troubled German Bank Pose Conflict Of Interest

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President-elect Donald Trump, flanked by his wife and grown children, cuts a ribbon during the grand opening of the Trump International Hotel, just a few blocks from the White House, on Oct. 26. Getty Images hide caption

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Trump's Rejection Of TPP Paves Way For China To Strike Asian Trade Deals

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President Obama, here meeting with President-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Thursday, apparently won't push Congress to implement the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal which Trump is expected to scuttle when he takes over. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Obama Isn't Expected To Push Congress On Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

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How U.S. Trade Policy Could Change Under The Trump Administration

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Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin, chairman of the Dalian Wanda Group, has been buying up Hollywood entertainment properties in recent years. His company said Friday it would buy Dick Clark Productions for about $1 billion. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Chinese Mogul Buys Dick Clark Productions, His Latest U.S. Purchase

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Wallonia leader Paul Magnette speaks to the media Wednesday prior to a meeting with Belgium's leaders. Wallonia objected to parts of a major European Union-Canada trade deal that was seven years in the making. But Magnette said Thursday he was willing accept the revised terms. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Wallonia's premier, Paul Magnette, (center) leaves Tuesday after talks at Belgium's Foreign Ministry on the trade agreement between the European Union and Canada. All 29 governments involved support the deal, which has been seven years in the making, but Wallonia's opposition is blocking the deal. A signing ceremony had been set for Thursday. Jasper Jacobs /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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