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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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Commerce Department: Tighter Controls Needed For Cyberweapons

If software can be used to attack a computer network, then companies need permission before sending that software overseas, the government says. But the cybersecurity industry is up in arms.
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A Look At How Sanctions Would 'Snap Back' If Iran Violates Nuke Deal

The agreement includes a crafty U.N. route to re-impose sanctions — but the US and its allies would have to use the move carefully, because it could release Iran from limits on its nuclear program.
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Family Of Chattanooga Shooter Says He Suffered From Depression

The statement from Mohammod Abdulazeez's family expresses "shock, horror, and grief" at the "heinous act of violence" that caused the deaths of five military service members

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