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.

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal waves during an official visit to the West Bank city of Ramallah in 2014. The Saudi billionaire was detained last month in Riyadh and has not been seen since. Abbas Momani/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Saudi Billionaire's Detention Is Making Some Investors Nervous

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People walk through Trump Tower in New York City in August. Condo prices in the building have fallen, according to journalist and author Tim O'Brien. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Several Trump Properties Suffer Financially (But Not Ones He Visits Often)

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An undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on Sept. 16 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspecting a launching drill of the Hwasong-12 ballistic missile at an undisclosed location. Kim vowed to complete North Korea's nuclear force despite sanctions, state media reported. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. To Impose More Sanctions On North Korea, But How Effective Will They Be?

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Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, executive vice presidents at the Trump Organization, attend the Trump International Hotel And Tower Vancouver Grand Opening in February. Phillip Chin/Getty Images hide caption

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New Trump Hotel Set To Open In Heart Of The Mississippi Delta

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Trump Franchise Hotel To Open In Small Mississippi Town

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What's At Stake For Boeing In The Iran Deal

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Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch's Speech At Trump's D.C. Hotel Draws Criticism

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Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch Criticized For Speech At Trump's D.C. Hotel

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Saudi Arabia Announces It Will Lift Ban And Allow Women To Drive

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China Cuts Off Bank Business With North Korea As Trump Announces New Sanctions

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President Trump's Decision On Iran Nuclear Deal Could Affect Boeing Sales

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Chinese Construction Company Inks Deal To Build Trump Golf Course In Dubai

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