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President Trump signs a proclamation at the White House on Monday officially recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights, with Israeli Prime Minister (center-right) among the officials looking on. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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"What makes me hopeful about women's rights in Afghanistan is that women themselves, they have their own voice," Roya Rahmani, Afghanistan's ambassador to the U.S., tells NPR. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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Some Canadian diplomats who became mysteriously ill while posted to Cuba are suing the Canadian government. The $28 million lawsuit alleges the government failed to protect them, hid crucial information and downplayed the seriousness of the risks. Desmond Boylan/AP hide caption

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In this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo released by Korean Central News Agency, North Korea's Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launch pad in Tongchang-ri, North Korea. In 2018, North Korea's government said it would destroy the facility. KCNA via AP hide caption

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Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel (center) speaks with President Trump during the Group of Seven summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, on June 9. The Trump administration has surprised and frustrated allies in areas including trade, security, human rights and the environment. Jesco Denzel/German Federal Government via AP hide caption

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Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev (left) and former U.S. President George H.W. Bush share a light moment together outside the White House in 1990. Could they be discussing chicken? Ron Sachs/ Consolidated News Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicken Diplomacy: How President Bush Went For The Gut In The Former USSR

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) shakes hands with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after a guest book signing at the Malacañang presidential palace in Manila on Tuesday. Duterte called Xi's visit to longtime U.S. ally the Philippines a "milestone." Mark R. Cristino/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Panamanian Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi toast after signing a joint statement on establishing diplomatic relations in June 2017 in Beijing. Greg Baler/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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China Lures Taiwan's Latin American Allies

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Cui Tiankai, China's ambassador to the U.S., speaks during a reception at the Chinese Embassy in Washington, D.C., in July. Deng Min/China News Service/VCG/Getty Images hide caption

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China Wants To End Trade War But 'U.S. Position Keeps Changing,' Ambassador Says

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The U.S. Consulate building in St. Petersburg, Russia, was closed earlier this year in tit-for-tat diplomatic penalties between the two countries. Olga Maltseva/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A man walks past a giant banner showing a picture of the summit handshake between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul City Hall on Sept, 13. Moon will fly to North Korea's capital on Sept. 18 for a third summit with Kim. Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In this photo released by Press Information Department, Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan (right) meets with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Islamabad on Wednesday. 2018. Khan said he was "optimistic" he could reset the relationship with Washington after the U.S. suspended aid over the country's alleged failure to combat militants. Press Information Department via AP hide caption

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is greeted by Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on his arrival at the airport in New Delhi on Wednesday. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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In New Delhi Talks, Mattis And Pompeo Seek To Bring U.S. And India Closer

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Blackwater security contractors guard Zalmay Khalilzad, then the U.S. ambassador to Iraq, as he arrives at a community sports center in Baghdad in 2006. Jacob Silberberg/AP hide caption

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Zalmay Khalilzad Appointed As U.S. Special Adviser To Afghanistan

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Members of a U.S. congressional delegation meet with members of the Russian Federation Council in Moscow on Tuesday. Republican senators met with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on a rare visit to Moscow ahead of a summit between the countries' presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. Yuri Kadobnov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Lawmakers Hope Russia Visit Sets Stage For 'New Day' Ahead Of Trump-Putin Summit

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President Trump gestures to reporters as he meets with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un at the start of the U.S.-North Korea summit in Singapore on Tuesday. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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"I think he wants to get it done. I really feel that very strongly," President Trump says of the pledge by North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un to end a decades-old nuclear stand-off. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump participates in a working luncheon hosted by Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Singapore on Monday. Officials from both delegations also attended the luncheon. Photo by Ministry of Communications and Information, Republic of Singapore / Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Secretary of State Madeleine Albright met in Pyongyang on Oct. 23, 2000. Tong Kim (between Albright and Kim) served as the State Department interpreter. Reuters hide caption

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The Pressures Of Being An Interpreter At A High-Stakes Summit

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