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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Ten Chinese and Russian companies as well as six individuals are targeted by a new round of U.S. sanctions aimed at curbing Pyongyang's weapons program. This follows a round of U.N. sanctions. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program

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Qatar And Saudi Arabia Take Their Feud To The Airwaves, Internet

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House Passes New Sanctions On Russia For Interfering In 2016 Election

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This 2009 photo released by a friend of Xiyue Wang shows Wang at his apartment in Hong Kong. Princeton University professor Stephen Kotkin, who advised Wang, defended his former student as innocent of all charges against him. Friend of Xiyue Wang/AP hide caption

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Academic Adviser Of U.S. Student Jailed In Iran: 'Everything He Did Was Normal'

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Qatar Faces Saudi Sanctions Deadline

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Attorneys General In D.C., Maryland Sue Trump For Violating Emoluments Clause

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Ethics Waivers Cover More Former Lobbyists

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President Trump pledged that the Trump Organization would donate profits from foreign governments, but the top Democrat in the House Oversight Committee says the organization does not appear to be following through. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Turkish Businessman With Ties To Michael Flynn Hosts Conference At Trump Hotel

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U.S., China Strike Trade Deal On Beef, Poultry And Natural Gas

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President Trump's property Le Chateau des Palmiers is on the market. It comes complete with a potential conflict of interest. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Sale Of Trump Property Raises Ethical Questions About Potential Buyer's Motives

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Ethics Questions Raised Over Sale Of Trump Caribbean Resort

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Nicole Kushner Meyer (third from left), the sister of White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, poses at a promotional event in Shanghai on Sunday. Albee Zhang/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

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