Jackie Northam

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United Arab Emirates Withdraws From Conflict In Yemen

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

After four years of fighting a conflict that has killed thousands of people and created a humanitarian disaster, the United Arab Emirates is withdrawing troops in Yemen


Huawei Reports Its Revenue Is Soaring Despite Roadblocks From The U.S.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Chinese tech giant, Huawei, says its revenue soared 23% in the first half of this year, despite the Trump administration placing the company on an export blacklist.


Huawei Says Revenue Jumped 23% Despite Tensions With U.S.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Sales in the six months through June were just over $58.3 billion. But Huawei Chairman Liang Hua says the company will "face difficulties" in the second half because of U.S. restrictions.


Trump Meets With Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

President Trump met with Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan to discuss trade, repairing relations between the two nations and ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan.


U.S. and U.K. At Odds Over How To Deal With Rising Tensions With Iran

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

For weeks Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been touting a plan for a shipping security coalition in the Persian Gulf. It still hasn't come together and he's told Britain to protect its ships itself.


U.S. Shoots Down Iranian Drone After Iran Says It Seized Small Tanker In Persian Gulf

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Iran announced on Thursday it seized a small tanker in the Persian Gulf, highlighting the ongoing tensions at sea as the U.S. tries to find ways to secure the waterway.


News Brief: Fourth Of July Recap, Sudan, Canada-Saudi Arms Deal

Friday, July 05, 2019

We recap the Fourth of July in Washington, D.C., have an update on Sudan and look at controversy over an arms deal between Canada and Saudi Arabia.


To Evade U.S. Sanctions, Iranian Tankers 'Go Dark'

Thursday, July 04, 2019

Tankers carrying Iranian oil and gas are employing a tried and true method of masking their cargo or 'going dark' as a way to evade U.S. sanctions. Their main customer is China.


U.S. And Iran Disagree Over Whether Drone Was Shot Down Over Iranian Territory

Thursday, June 20, 2019

With Iran shooting down a U.S. drone, a look at the rules in the Persian Gulf and who would know the truth about air space and where the incident occurred.


U.N. Report Implicates Saudi Crown Prince In Killing Of Jamal Khashoggi

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

After a five-month probe of Khashoggi's death, a special U.N. investigator concluded it was "inconceivable that an operation of this scale could be implemented without the Crown Prince being aware."


For Saudi Military Vehicle Deal, Canada Weighs Jobs And Human Rights

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

An agreement for Canada to sell light armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia continues to stir debate.


White House Struggles To Convince Allies That Iran Is Responsible For Tanker Attacks

Monday, June 17, 2019

The European allies that the U.S. would need to mobilize against Iran are skeptical of the Trump administration's claims of evidence of Iranian attacks.


Vancouver Has Been Transformed By Chinese Immigrants

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Chinese immigrants and investors have bought businesses and property, made philanthropic contributions and supported the arts. But some Vancouver residents feel priced out of the real estate market.


The U.S. Ratchets Up Sanctions On Iran And North Korea

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The United States' financial system dominates transactions around the world and firms scramble to make sure they don't violate newly imposed sanctions.


Google Restricts Huawei's Access To Android Systems After Trump Ban

Monday, May 20, 2019

Google plans to restrict Huawei's access to Android systems. The move comes after the Trump administration added the Chinese tech giant to a trade blacklist on Thursday.


U.S. Targets Huawei Amid Trade Talks With China

Friday, May 17, 2019

The Trump administration's blacklisting of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei could disrupt the company's supply, and slow down the rollout of global 5G networks.


Trump's Efforts To Develop Saudi Arabia's Nuclear Energy Program Has Some Concerned

Tuesday, May 07, 2019

There is bipartisan concern about the Trump administration's efforts to assist Saudi Arabia in developing nuclear energy, and whether it could lead to a weapons program.


Deadline For Iranian Oil Waivers

Thursday, May 02, 2019

The Trump administration says today marks a new chapter in efforts to drive Iran's oil sales down to zero. It wants China and India to stop importing Iranian crude or face sanctions.


Reporter's Notebook: Rwandan's Trial Triggers Memories Of Genocide

Tuesday, April 09, 2019

NPR's Jackie Northam describes what it was like recently sitting across a courtroom from a man accused of atrocities in Rwanda, 25 years after she covered the genocide.


Rwandans Remember Hundreds Of Thousands Of Genocide Victims

Monday, April 08, 2019

This week it will be 25 years since the genocide in Rwanda took the lives of more than 800,000 people — mostly from the minority Tutsi tribe — over a three-month period in 1994.