Jackie Northam appears in the following:
Saturday, June 25, 2022
President Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia next month represents a stark change in his attitude towards Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who has been implicated in the killing of a journalist.
Monday, June 13, 2022
Despite its concerns over human rights, the Biden administration is changing its stance toward Saudi Arabia in a bid to lower global oil prices and tame gas costs at the pump.
Friday, June 03, 2022
While the European Union cuts its purchases of Russian oil, it's also making a move to strike another, less-noticed blow to the Russian economy — depriving insurance for ships carrying its oil.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
President Biden heads to Asia Friday for a meeting of the Quad group, which includes leaders from India, Japan and Australia. The unspoken focus of the gathering is China.
Thursday, May 12, 2022
For decades, Russia and other nations collaborated on scientific and environmental issues in the Arctic. Now, there's concern that Finland and Sweden joining NATO could spark a military buildup there.
Friday, May 06, 2022
With the European Union countries vowing to stop buying Russian oil, India and China might get some more crude for a discount, but it is not going to make up the lost profits for Russia.
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Russia is cutting off natural gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria, and has demanded countries pay for energy in rubles. The move is seen as a warning by Russia to bigger European energy consumers.
Thursday, April 28, 2022
It was seen as a way for Russia to prop up its currency and retaliate for Western sanctions, but it could cause global energy prices to spike. One analyst sees it as a warning to the rest of Europe.
Friday, April 15, 2022
Russia has long planned on expanding its oil drilling in the Arctic. But that relies on help from Western companies that are now pulling back because of the war in Ukraine.
Monday, April 11, 2022
EU foreign ministers, who are meeting Monday, are going to discuss more steps concerning the war in Ukraine. One question is whether Europe will reduce its dependence on buying Russia oil and gas.
Wednesday, April 06, 2022
The U.S. and Europe are imposing new sanctions against Russia after allegations of atrocities in Ukraine. Among the targets are financial institutions and some of Russia's elite.
Tuesday, April 05, 2022
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy demanded that the UN Security Council hold Russia accountable, and he urged the council to remove Russia as a member.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates feel like they have the upper hand as the U.S. presses for more energy exports.
Saturday, March 19, 2022
Switzerland has joined the international sanctions against Russia, but its leaders say the country is not abandoning its tradition of neutrality.
Friday, March 18, 2022
Hundreds of seafarers are stranded on ships in the Black Sea or in ports as the war in Ukraine grinds on. Many of the stranded are Ukrainians who want to get home. Some are Russian.
Wednesday, March 09, 2022
The wreck of the expedition ship the Endurance has been discovered 107 years after it sank in the Antarctic. Explorers and technicians found it in pristine condition under 10,000 feet of icy water.
Monday, March 07, 2022
The U.S. and allies want to cut Russian oligarchs off from their wealth as a way of pressuring Russia to end the war in Ukraine. But finding their yachts, planes and money won't be easy.
Sunday, February 27, 2022
U.S. and European authorities tightened sanctions on Russia by moving to cut off certain Russian banks from SWIFT, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication.
Thursday, February 24, 2022
The U.S. and EU are planning more sanctions on Russia, aimed at crippling its economy by targeting banks, oil and gas sectors. But it's uncertain the new sanctions will affect Russia President Putin.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
As Russian troops move into separatist regions in eastern Ukraine, President Biden gives his latest remarks on what measures the United States and its allies are planning to take.