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Follow The Leader: Drones Learn To Behave In Swarms

Unmanned aerial vehicles can sound like a swarm of bees with a relentless buzzing noise. Now, drones can act like one as dozens are programmed to soar and work together.
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After Iran Nuclear Deal, U.S. Defense Secretary Reassures Mideast Allies

Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Saudi Arabia, part of a Middle East swing where he's trying to reassure American allies that their security will not be compromised by the nuclear deal with Iran.
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National Guard Seeks More Drones For Domestic Missions

A dozen Guard units now pilot drones for missions here and abroad. Some are lobbying for increased use of the unmanned aircraft in the U.S., but critics have raised privacy concerns.
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The Secret Talks That Led To The Negotiations With Iran

Host Renee Montagne speaks with former diplomat Bill Burns about the secret talks he initiated with the Iran. That paved the way for the negotiations that produced the breakthrough nuclear deal.
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Trump Could Bump GOP Veterans Off Debate Stage

The billionaire businessman is under fire for remarks about prisoners of war. But his inclusion in GOP debates could mean Republicans' only two military veteran candidates don't make it on stage.
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John Kerry: 'We Were So Eager' To Reopen Diplomatic Ties With Cuba

In this interview excerpt, NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with the secretary of state about why opening relations with Cuba was important. The full interview will run Tuesday on Morning Edition.
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Parrying Doubts In Two Capitals, Leaders Sell The Iran Nuclear Deal

Iranian leaders trying to gain support for the nuclear deal at home are turning to a surprising place for talking points: Israel. The sales pitch in Washington? The alternative would be much worse.
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Nigerian President Begins Mission To Wipe Out Corruption

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is on his first U.S. visit since taking office in May. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with conflict resolution analyst Aminu Gamawa about what this means for Nigerians.
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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Makes First U.S. Visit

President Obama met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari at the White House Monday. The two leaders discussed security, Nigeria's economy and battling corruption in its government.
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Ash Carter Visits Israel To Ease Concerns Over Iran Nuclear Deal

With U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter visiting their country, Israelis are grappling with how to respond to the nuclear deal with Iran. And it's not all about opposing the agreement.

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