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    • From 'Reset' to 'Pause': The Real Story behind Hillary Clinton's Feud with Vladimir Putin

    • By: Joby Warrick, Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 13 mins
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    In one of her last acts as secretary of state in early 2013, Hillary Clinton wrote a confidential memo to the White House on how to handle Vladimir Putin, Russia’s newly installed and increasingly aggressive fourth president. Her bluntly worded advice: Snub him.

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    • Obama Urges Steps to Avoid 'Escalation' after Russian Jet Is Downed by Turkey

    • By: Juliet Eilperin, Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Obama Urges Steps to Avoid 'Escalation' after Russian Jet Is Downed by Turkey" is from the Politics and Power section of The Washington Post. It was written by Juliet Eilperin and Karen DeYoung and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In Memo, US Diplomats Urge More Aggressive Stance on Syria

    • By: Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "In Memo, US Diplomats Urge More Aggressive Stance on Syria" is from the June 17, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Syrian Rebels in Talks With U.S. About Surrender in Aleppo, Evacuation

    • By: Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The United States is discussing with Syrian rebels their surrender and evacuation from Aleppo, as Russia on Tuesday threatened the imminent “elimination” of anyone who refuses to leave the city.

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    • Inside the Oval Office With Trump and the Russians: Broad Smiles and Loose Lips

    • By: Philip Rucker, Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Comfortable chastising and cajoling in his fluent English, Sergei Lavrov has brought scowls and smiles to the faces of officials from four U.S. administrations during more than two decades as a senior statesman from Russia.

    "Inside the Oval Office With Trump and the Russians: Broad Smiles and Loose Lips" is from the May 16, 2017 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker and Karen DeYoung and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • After Reports of Chemical Attacks, White House Considers New Military Action Against Syrian Regime

    • By: Karen DeYoung, Missy Ryan, Josh Dawsey, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Trump administration has considered new military action against the Syrian government in response to reports of ongoing chemical weapons use, officials said, raising the prospect of a second U.S. strike on President Bashar al-Assad in less than a year.

    "After Reports of Chemical Attacks, White House Considers New Military Action Against Syrian Regime" is from the March 05, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung, Missy Ryan, Josh Dawsey, Carol Leonnig and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Instructs Military to Begin Planning for Withdrawal from Syria

    • By: Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Trump has instructed military leaders to prepare to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria but has not set a date for them to do so, according to a senior administration official.

    "Trump Instructs Military to Begin Planning for Withdrawal from Syria" is from the April 04, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Expected to End Waiver of Sanctions on Iran, Endangering Nuclear Deal

    • By: Karen DeYoung, Anne Gearan, David Nakamura
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    President Trump is expected to announce Tuesday that he will not continue a waiver of sanctions against Iran, according to current and former U.S. and foreign officials, a major step toward ending the nuclear agreement he has called an “insane” deal that “never, ever should have been made.”

    "Trump Expected to End Waiver of Sanctions on Iran, Endangering Nuclear Deal" is from the May 08, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung, Anne Gearan and David Nakamura and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump and Putin: A Relationship Where Mutual Admiration Is Headed Toward Reality

    • By: Karen DeYoung, David Filipov
    • Narrated by: Jill Melancon
    • Length: 9 mins
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    or much of this year, Donald Trump and Vladi­mir Putin have been engaged in a long-distance courtship. They have said kind things about each other in public and separately expressed visions of a mutually agreeable future.

    "Trump and Putin: A Relationship Where Mutual Admiration Is Headed Toward Reality" is from the December 30, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung and David Filipov and narrated by Jill Melancon.

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    • As Russians Describe ‘Verbal Agreements’ at Summit, U.S. Officials Scramble for Clarity

    • By: Karen DeYoung, Missy Ryan, Anton Troianovski
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Two days after President Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladi­mir Putin, Russian officials offered a string of assertions about what the two leaders had achieved.

    "As Russians Describe ‘Verbal Agreements’ at Summit, U.S. Officials Scramble for Clarity" is from the July 19, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung, Missy Ryan and Anton Troianovski and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Torture of Al-Qaeda Suspect Described in 2002 Cables Sent by CIA Director Gina Haspel

    • By: Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    The torture of a suspected al-Qaeda terrorist, including waterboarding, is described in meticulous detail in newly-declassified cables that CIA Director Gina Haspel sent to agency headquarters in late 2002, when she headed a secret U.S. detention facility in Thailand.

    "Torture of Al-Qaeda Suspect Described in 2002 Cables Sent by CIA Director Gina Haspel" is from the August 10, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Trump, Putin Agree in Phone Call to Improve 'Unsatisfactory' Relations between Their Countries, Kremlin Says

    • By: Elise Viebeck, Jerry Markon, Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 14 mins
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    President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed in a telephone conversation Monday that relations between their countries were “unsatisfactory” and vowed to work together to improve them, the Kremlin said in a statement.

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    • Fearing Abandonment by Trump, CIA-Backed Rebels in Syria Mull Alternatives

    • By: Karen DeYoung, Louisa Loveluck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Three years after the CIA began secretly shipping lethal aid to rebels fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, battlefield losses and fears that a Donald Trump administration will abandon them have left tens of thousands of opposition fighters weighing their alternatives.

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    • Soldier

    • The Life of Colin Powell
    • By: Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Roscoe Orman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
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    Over the course of a lifetime of service to his country, Colin Powell became a national hero, a beacon of wise leadership, and, according to polls, "the most trusted man in America". From his humble origins as the son of Jamaican immigrants, to the highest levels of government in four administrations, he helped guide the nation through some of its most heart-wrenching hours.

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    • By Amazon Customer on 09-16-18

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    • Kerry Says Talks with Russia Seek to Separate Rival Forces in Syria

    • By: Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    "Kerry Says Talks with Russia Seek to Separate Rival Forces in Syria" is from the May 02, 2016 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Karen DeYoung and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Syria's Warring Parties Return to Geneva to Talk Peace, but Hopes Are Low

    • By: Hugh Naylor, Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Syria's Warring Parties Return to Geneva to Talk Peace, but Hopes Are Low" is from the March 13, 2016, World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Hugh Naylor and Karen DeYoung and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • The Aftermath of Turkey's Failed Coup Threatens Its Ties with Western Allies

    • By: Michael Birnbaum, Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    ISTANBUL - More than two months after a rump military group and its backers tried to overthrow the elected government of Turkey - bombing the parliament, sending tanks into the streets, and only narrowly failing in an attempt to kidnap the president - the Turkish government last week sent Washington its first evidence that an elderly cleric living in rural Pennsylvania was the mastermind of the coup attempt.

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    • New Violence in Syria Threatens Ceasefire, as U.S. And Russia Blame Each Other

    • By: Liz Sly, Karen DeYoung, Louisa Loveluck
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "A U.S.-Russian ceasefire deal for Syria was on the brink of collapse Sunday after a week of mishaps and setbacks that exposed the fragility of the plan.The ceasefire is premised on a series of trust-building exercises that were intended to culminate on Monday in the launch of preparations between the United States and Russia for joint air strikes against terrorist groups in Syria."

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    • Pentagon Grudgingly Accepts Syria Deal amid Deep Mistrust of Russia

    • By: Karen DeYoung, Missy Ryan
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Hours after reaching an agreement on Syria last Friday with Secretary of State John F. Kerry and clearing the final deal with Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov wandered the halls of their meeting venue in Geneva, waiting for Kerry to get the okay from Washington.

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    • University of Virginia Student Otto Warmbier, Said to Be in a Coma, Released From North Korea

    • By: Anna Fifield, Karen DeYoung
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 6 mins
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    University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier has been medically evacuated from North Korea in a coma after being detained for 17 months, his parents told The Washington Post on Tuesday

    "University of Virginia Student Otto Warmbier, Said to Be in a Coma, Released From North Korea" is from the June 13, 2017 Asia & Pacific section of The Washington Post. It was written by Anna Fifield and Karen DeYoung and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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