Jackie Northam

Jackie Northam appears in the following:

Trump's Pick For U.S. Trade Representative Hints At Big Policy Overhaul

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.


Obama Expels 35 Diplomats, Imposes Retaliatory Sanctions Against Russia For Hacking

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.


John Kerry Defends And Outlines U.S. Approach In Israel

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.


For Global Investors, 'Uncertainty' Over Business Climate Under Trump

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.


A Boeing-Iran Deal Could Be On President-Elect Trump's Chopping Block

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.


Energy Giant Shell Inks Oil Deal With Iran

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.


Trump's Phone Call To Taiwan's Leader Risks China Tensions

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.


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.