Jackie Northam appears in the following:
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
Robert Lighthizer, 69, has long advocated a tougher stand on trade with China, which is in line with President-elect Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
The Obama administration is expelling 35 Russian intelligence operatives and imposing sanctions on Russian intelligence services in response to Kremlin efforts to influence the presidential election.
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
With his tenure as Secretary of State rapidly pulling to a close, John Kerry made an impassioned argument for a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Sunday, December 25, 2016
The U.S. has long enjoyed a solid reputation as a trustworthy place to do business. But President-elect Trump's potential conflicts of interest around the globe could challenge that reputation.
Monday, December 12, 2016
Boeing says its $17 billion deal with Iran Air will help support thousands of U.S. jobs. But the deal, made possible through the Iran nuclear agreement, is under threat with the incoming president.
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to develop oil and gas fields in Iran, despite the nuclear deal's uncertain future. It's the largest energy company to return since sanctions were lifted.
Monday, December 05, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump's telephone conversation with Taiwan's president broke four decades of diplomatic protocol. There's concern it could also spark a crisis with China, which considers Taiwan a renegade province.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.