Jackie Northam appears in the following:
Thursday, January 09, 2020
The U.S. killing of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani has boosted Saudi fears about becoming embroiled in escalating U.S.-Iran tensions.
Wednesday, January 08, 2020
The killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani leaves Saudi Arabia, a close ally of the U.S. and a regional rival to Iran, in a tough spot.
Saturday, January 04, 2020
The strike against Qassem Soleimani raises thorny legal questions — and experts disagree over whether the U.S. had the legal authority to do it.
Friday, January 03, 2020
The U.S. says it killed a top Iranian general because he was an imminent threat, but others say it was more an assassination than an act of self-defense.
Friday, December 27, 2019
Warming temperatures in the Arctic mean transportation routes for cargo ships are slowly opening up. But there very few ports and railway links in the region. A local mayor wants to change that.
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
The number of tourists arriving in Greenland has soared over the past few years. That's creating opportunities on the sparsely populated island, including for tourist guides.
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Saudi Arabia started selling shares in its giant oil company, Aramco, for the first time. By dollars, it was the biggest initial public offering ever but it was low on investors outside the kingdom.
Saturday, December 07, 2019
Kunuk Nielsen and his brother Pilu grew up on a sheep farm in southern Greenland. Kunuk has decided to remain on the farm. Pilu gives helicopter tours to visitors, who are arriving in greater numbers.
Wednesday, December 04, 2019
Warming temperatures in Greenland are impacting the way of life for many of the 56,000 people who live there. NPR looks at how one family in southern Greenland adapting to the changes.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
"I know the time has come to say I am sorry," New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said at a memorial. An initial investigation had blamed pilot error in the crash that killed 257 people.
Thursday, November 28, 2019
More than two dozen protesters in Iraq have been killed since Wednesday, and the worst violence has been in the country's south. It's a growing display of anger over Iran's role in Iraqi politics.
Sunday, November 24, 2019
The Arctic island has a wealth of rare earth resources that the U.S. has labeled as essential to national defense.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
When Suriya Paprajong arrived in Greenland in 2001, he didn't even have a coat. These days, his eatery in Qaqortoq, population 3,000, is a local favorite, melding Thai flavors with an Arctic twist.
Sunday, November 03, 2019
Warmer weather up north is opening up shipping lanes and new access to natural resources. It's also fueling a military buildup.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Saudi Arabia says it's going ahead with plans to sell shares of the state oil company, Aramco. It's a long-delayed effort to raise money for the monarchy's reform program but investors are skeptical.
Wednesday, October 02, 2019
The oil-rich kingdom has poured millions of dollars into a global damage control campaign. While some governments have shunned the country, the Trump administration remains a strong supporter.
Monday, September 30, 2019
A year ago this week, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul. His death was blamed on the kingdom's crown prince.
Saturday, September 28, 2019
Jamal Khashoggi's killing a year ago damaged the reputation of the Saudi Crown prince and cost the country some business, but Saudi Arabia's wealth still draws foreign investors.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
We take a look at Joseph Maguire, acting director of National Intelligence, who is at the center of a controversy that has led House Democrats to open an impeachment inquiry into the president.
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Before he was elected president, Donald Trump was a critic of Saudi Arabia. Now, he says the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to an attack on their behalf.