Jackie Northam

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Since Khashoggi's Death, Saudi Arabia Struggles To Repair Its Reputation

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.


Saudis 'Haven't Actually Paid A Large Price' For Khashoggi Killing

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.


2 Congressional Panels To Hear From Acting Director Of National Intelligence

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.


Trump's Evolving Relationship With Saudi Arabia

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.


Saudi Arabia May Rethink IPO For State-Owned Oil Company After Attacks

Monday, September 16, 2019

Saudi Arabia had been planning to sell off a slice of its state-owned oil company, Saudi Aramco, in a massive IPO. But last weekend's aerial attacks on Saudi oil facilities may scare off investors.


Drone Strikes Impact Saudi Oil Facilities

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Drone attacks against Saudi oil facilities have caused uncertainty in world oil markets. Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed responsibility, but the U.S. is blaming Iran.


What Saudi Arabia's Energy Shake-Up Says About Its Oil Plans

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

In a break from tradition, the king appointed a prince to run the energy ministry and the head of the Public Investment Fund to chair oil giant Saudi Aramco.


Chairman Of Oil Giant Saudi Aramco Replaced By An Ally Of The Crown Prince

Friday, September 06, 2019

Oil giant Saudi Aramco's chairman has been removed and replaced with a close ally of the crown prince. The company fuels the Saudi economy and the change in leadership could be risky.


Dairy Farmers Hurt By Trade War

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Exports of U.S. dairy products to China have dropped more than 50% because of the trade war. The U.S. is losing out at a time when Chinese consumers are eating more cheese and drinking more milk.


Government Deadline Approaches To Ban Chinese-Made Surveillance Cameras

Thursday, August 08, 2019

There are thousands of Chinese-made surveillance cameras in government buildings across the United States. Congress is banning them Aug. 13, but it's unclear how that will be carried out.


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."