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.

To protect its cocoa workers from Ebola, the Ivory Coast has closed its borders. Ange Aboa/Reuters/Corbis hide caption

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Ebola's Toll: Farmers Aren't Farming, Traders Aren't Trading

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Ebola Response Hampered By Limited Air Travel

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Kerry Faces Tall Order In Organizing Regional Coalition Against ISIS

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Ebola Supply Shipments Delayed By Transportation Issues

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An Israeli soldier launches a drone that's attached to a military vehicle in southern Israel, not far from the border with the Gaza Strip, on July 29. Israel was a pioneer with drones and has developed a number of military technologies that it later sells abroad. Jim Hollander/EPA/Landov hide caption

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With Homegrown Technology, Israel Becomes Leading Arms Exporter

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv on July 23. While the two countries are close allies, they have exchanged criticism during the recent Israel-Hamas fighting in Gaza. Pool/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Gaza Violence Tests Once-Unshakable Allies U.S. And Israel

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An Israeli Merkava tank drives past a field of sunflowers along the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip as it moves out of the Gaza Strip on Aug. 3. Gil Cohen Magen /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hamas Conflict Could Have Lingering Impact On Israel's Economy

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Israel, Hamas Agree To Cease-Fire Extension

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An Israeli soldier stands inside an underground tunnel built by Hamas militants leading from the Gaza Strip into Southern Israel. Israel says it has destroyed 32 similar tunnels so far in the nearly monthlong conflict. Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images hide caption

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Fear Of Tunnels, Not Rockets, Rattles Israeli Community

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Following 3-Day Truce, Rocket Fire Resumes In Gaza

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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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