Jackie Northam appears in the following:
Saturday, May 28, 2016
In response to China's moves in the South China Sea, the U.S. has tightened security ties and boosted its military presence in the region. Now Vietnam can host regular visits by U.S. military units.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The U.S. arms embargo has been lifted and Vietnam will have access to cutting edge weapons and military technology from the United States. But it may still be a while before any sales take place.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Chinese investors are on a buying spree in the U.S., moving their operations here or snapping up American companies. Investment is on track to hit $30 billion this year, doubling last year's record.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
More airstrikes. More kidnappings. How will the medical aid group protect its workers, patients and hospitals in a more threatening world?
Saturday, May 07, 2016
Forty years ago, North Korean agents abducted 13-year-old Megumi Yokota from Japan. Pyongyang claimed in 2002 that she was dead. But her family says she's alive. They're seeking U.S. help to find her.
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The Syrian rescue worker reached Dulles International Airport on his way to accept an award in Washington. But he was turned back, highlighting the suspicion Syrians face as they travel.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Boeing officials were in Iran exploring the first sale of airliners there in decades. The nuclear deal allows such sales but remaining sanctions and Iranian missile tests could cloud their chances.
Monday, April 11, 2016
The Obama administration is concerned that Iran hasn't received the economic boost it expected from the nuclear deal. It's trying to help foreign companies work through the remaining sanctions.
Wednesday, March 09, 2016
The 35-room limestone mansion is so decrepit that there have been calls for its demolition. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refuses to live there. The big question: What to do with the place?
Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Trudeau has been called "dashing," hip and a #hottie. President Obama will host him at a state dinner Thursday, the first time the White House has welcomed a Canadian leader in nearly 20 years.
Monday, February 22, 2016
Canada is nearing its goal to integrate 25,000 refugees by the end of the month. More than 20,000 have been welcomed since mid-December. Private citizens are helping to carry the load.
Sunday, February 07, 2016
The lifting of sanctions allows Boeing to sell planes to Iran. But Iran, which still flies Boeing planes bought before the 1979 revolution, just announced a major deal with Airbus.
Friday, January 22, 2016
In the wake of the Iran nuclear deal, one sanctions lawyer is deluged with calls from U.S. businesses asking if they can enter the huge Iranian market. But the limits are tight and the risks steep.
Monday, January 18, 2016
European and Asian companies are expected to flock to Iran now that the U.N. sanctions are lifted. American companies are having to sit on the sidelines because of secondary sanctions...
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Human rights groups say there has been a marked increase in the number of Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen recently. Many are worried about the use of American-made cluster bombs in civ...
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Saudi Arabia's spate of 47 executions last week continued a trend from 2015, in which several countries that have the death penalty used it more often.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Canada plans to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees within the next 3 months. Nearly half are being sponsored by private citizens who commit to helping the Syrians financially and socially for one year.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Canada's promise to bring in 25,000 Syrian refugees requires a huge nationwide effort, from setting up temporary camps to teaching lawyers how to file permanent residency applications.
Monday, December 14, 2015
The first planeload of Syrian refugees has arrived in Canada, which plans to take in 25,000 by the end of February. Canadian citizens have stepped forward to sponsor and host the refugees.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Bringing Syrian refugees to the U.S. has become an
especially contentious issue. In Canada, however, they're being welcomed with open arms.
Roughly 600 Syrians from refugee camps in Jordan and Lebanon will arrive by plane in Canada this evening. They're the first of 25,000 Syrians the new Canadian government ...