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.
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White House Widens Scope Of Russian Sanctions To Finance And Defense

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Central American Leaders: Immigrant Children Are A Shared Problem

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Despite Growing Anger, EU Nations May Balk At Russian Sanctions

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Pro-Russian Separatists Accused Of Shooting Down Malaysia Jetliner

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A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraq's Kurdish region anchors near Ashkelon, Israel. It's believed the oil has been off-loaded into Israel. The U.S. and Baghdad oppose the Kurdish export of oil from the autonomous northern region. David Buimovitch/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kurds May Have Oil To Export, But Buyers Are Harder To Find

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Amid Eroding Trust, Germany Expels America's Top Spy In Berlin

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Iraqi policemen take up positions on a bridge north of Baghdad on Monday. There's a consensus among Western and Middle Eastern states that militants from the Islamic State pose a serious threat to the region. But there's no sign yet that countries like the United States, Russia and Iran are prepared to work together. Ahmed Saad/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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For Once, The U.S., Russia And Iran Actually Agree On Something

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Kerry's Iraq Mission Takes Him To Kurdistan

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Kerry Lands In Badhdad, Bearing Warnings For Iraqi Leaders

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Kerry In Iraq To Pressure Al-Maliki To Reach Across Sectarian Lines

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Cars pack a Kurdish checkpoint as residents flee Mosul in northern Iraq. The city was overrun by Islamic militants last week. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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Militants' Advance In Iraq Agitates Oil Markets

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U.S. Coal Companies Ride Exports To Booming Business

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Russia-China Natural Gas Deal Likely To Reshape Energy Markets

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Russian Economic Forum Boycotted Over Ukraine Crisis

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A monument to Ukrainian writer Taras Shevchenko is silhouetted against a sign advertising Russia's natural gas giant Gazprom in Moscow. Gazprom has dramatically increased the price it charges Ukraine in recent months. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Russia's Energy Giant Turns Up The Heat On Ukraine

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