Jackie Northam

Jackie Northam appears in the following:

Trump Gushes About Pakistan In Call With Its Prime Minister

Thursday, December 01, 2016

The U.S. and Pakistan have had strained relations for years. But in a phone call between Donald Trump and Pakistan's leader, the president-elect was full of effusive praise.


Trump's Loans From Troubled German Bank Pose Conflict Of Interest

Thursday, December 01, 2016

His new hotel's $200 million renovation was financed by Deutsche Bank. The Justice Department is set to impose a multibillion-dollar fine on the bank. And Trump will oversee the Justice Department.


Law Professor: Trump Can't Hold Lease On His Hotel Near White House

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Donald Trump has a 60-year lease on his new hotel, just a few blocks from the White House. But its terms say no elected U.S. official shall benefit from the lease.


Trump's Rejection Of TPP Paves Way For China To Strike Asian Trade Deals

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's abandonment of the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal opens the way for China to strike its own deals across Asia.


Obama Isn't Expected To Push Congress On Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

Friday, November 11, 2016

Republicans already have said they won't consider it in the lame-duck session. The pact would eliminate many tariffs and support tough protections for things like copyrights and intellectual property.


How U.S. Trade Policy Could Change Under The Trump Administration

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Donald Trump appealed to voters who have been hurt by globalization, promising he would rip up or renegotiate trade deals. Many Republicans, however, back the trade pacts.


Chinese Mogul Buys Dick Clark Productions, His Latest U.S. Purchase

Friday, November 04, 2016

Wang Jianlin, one of China's richest men, has been pursuing U.S. entertainment properties in recent years. Will he succeed where other foreign investors have struggled in the past.


The Walloons Pack A Wallop As Canada, Europe Agree To Tweak A Trade Deal

Thursday, October 27, 2016

A major trade deal between Canada and the European Union hit a snag when the tiny Belgian region of Wallonia raised objections. But after winning concessions, the Walloons say they're now on board.


29 Countries Want A Trade Deal — And Wallonia Is Still Blocking It

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Thursday was to be signing day for a major trade pact between Canada and the European Union. But Belgium's small Wallonia region remains opposed.


Crown Prince To Succeed Thai King Who Died After 70-Year Reign

Friday, October 14, 2016

Thailand's beloved monarch has died at age 88. The king's son is set to take over the throne, but he doesn't have the same levels of popularity as his father.


When Kleptocrats Bring Money Into The U.S., There's Now A Plan To Seize It

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Yachts, mansions, artwork and more, all bought with money allegedly stolen by Malaysian officials. It's the largest case to date for a Justice Department unit that investigates alleged kleptocrats.


As Yemen's War Worsens, Questions Grow About The U.S. Role

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The U.S. has been supporting Saudi Arabia's bombing campaign in Yemen for more than a year. An airstrike that killed at least 140 people at a funeral has renewed a debate about U.S. involvement.


He Did It Again: Philippine President Keeps Insulting The U.S. (And Obama)

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Rodrigo Duterte's repeated provocative statements are straining relations with the U.S. And his disparaging remarks about the U.S. president aren't helping Obama's pivot to Asia.


U.S. Officials Approve Deal With Iran For Boeing Planes

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The U.S. Treasury gave its approval for Boeing to sell 80 airliners to Iran — a deal made possible by the easing of sanctions in the nuclear agreement signed last year.


As Saudi Arabia Diversifies, A Texas Oil Refinery May Be In Its Future

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Analysts say Saudi Arabia's national oil company may be trying to buy a refinery in the U.S. It's part of an effort to build an economy that goes beyond oil exports.


Philippine President Urges U.S. To Remove Military Advisers

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte asked the U.S. to withdraw its remaining military advisers. They are helping fight an Islamist insurgency in the south of the country.


North Korea Conducts Nuclear Test Sparking International Condemnation

Friday, September 09, 2016

North Korea has conducted yet another nuclear test, which led to widespread international condemnation.


Container Ships Stranded At Sea After South Korean Company Goes Bankrupt

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Dozens of giant container ships are bobbing around the oceans with no place to dock, after a South Korean shipping company went bankrupt. The stranded cargo may include as many as 500,000 containers.


Obama To Reassure Asian Allies Of U.S. Commitments To The Region

Friday, September 02, 2016

The G-20 Summit kicks off in China over the weekend. The summit brings together leaders of the world's major economies, and it is the first time China is hosting the meeting.


One Result Of China's Buildup In South China Sea: Environmental Havoc

Thursday, September 01, 2016

China has been creating artificial islands out of reefs. Environmentalists say the process is killing off coral and giant clams.