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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Saudi Arabia, Iran Meet In Effort To Reduce Middle East Tensions

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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif looks on during a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart in Iraq's capital Baghdad on April 26. Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a speech in Pyongyang on April 8. On Sunday, the North Korean government said President Biden made a "big blunder" last week when he called North Korea's and Iran's nuclear programs a security threat. Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP hide caption

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Giant Container Ship Bogged Down Again. This Time By Egyptian Authorities

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With Troops Out Of Afghanistan, Biden Can Focus On Other Foreign Policies

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Biden Administration Confirms Plans To Hit Russia With Sanctions

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A worker walks past the ONE Apus container ship and its dislodged containers at the Kobe Port in Japan in December. The vessel suffered a massive stack collapse and lost 1,816 containers at sea during severe weather on Nov. 30. Buddhika Weerasinghe/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Cargo Overboard, Intense Rolling: The Risks Of Fully Loaded Mega-Container Ships

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Mega Ships, Brimming With Containers, Challenge Narrow Waterways

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Biden Administration Considers Whether To Continue Trump's Hard Line Against Huawei

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Salvage Teams Race To Reopen Blocked Suez Canal

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Traffic Halted: Massive Container Ship Runs Aground In Suez Canal

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An Enormous Cargo Ship Is Stuck Blocking One Of The World's Key Shipping Routes

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2 Canadians To Face Trial For Espionage In China

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A man reads the news about the U.S. elections on Nov. 9 in Tehran. Many Iranians are hopeful that President Biden will lifts sanctions imposed on Iran by his predecessor. Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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What It Would Take For Biden To Revive The Iran Deal

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