Jackie Northam

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Iran And Trading Partners Will Find Ways To Skirt Sanctions, Analysts Say

Sunday, November 11, 2018

The Trump administration hopes the sanctions will force Iran to negotiate a new nuclear deal. But analysts point out there are overt and covert activities to avoid the penalties.

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U.S. Sanctions On Iran Could Impact How Trump Responds To Killing Of Jamal Khashoggi

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

The sanctions could make it less likely the White House will punish Saudi Arabia for the killing, because Saudi oil will be needed to replace Iranian oil being taken off the market.

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Friends Of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Make Fresh Calls For Justice In His Killing

Friday, November 02, 2018

A group calling for justice held a memorial for slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Friday in Washington, D.C. His fiancée delivered a video tribute from Istanbul.

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Jamal Khashoggi's Eldest Son Leaves Saudi Arabia After His Father's Killing

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi's eldest son, Salah, has left Saudi Arabia after authorities there lifted a year-long travel ban. It's believed he will head back to the U.S. to join his three siblings.

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Is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman A Reformer Or Not?

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman came to international attention with his economic reforms and his creation of more opportunities for women, but he's now known for repressive acts.

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Secretary Of State To Talk With Saudi King About Disappearance Of Jamal Khashoggi

Monday, October 15, 2018

President Trump sent Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet the Saudi King about the disappearance of a Saudi journalist, which has outraged people around the world.

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Saudi Arabia Promises Retaliation If U.S. Levies Sanctions In Khashoggi Case

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are on the rise as the Saudis continue to deny reports that they murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Disappearance Of Saudi Critic Could Scare Off The Country's Potential Investors

Friday, October 12, 2018

The key to Saudi Arabia's attempt to set up its economy for the future is foreign investment. But suspicions that the Saudis murdered a prominent critic could scare off the money they need.

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Is The Trump Administration Being Too Soft On Saudi Arabia's Crackdown On Dissenters?

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The disappearance of a Saudi journalist who went into one of Saudi Arabia's consulates has prompted only muted response from the White House.

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China Makes A Big Play In Silicon Valley

Sunday, October 07, 2018

"The Chinese figured out that technology is the key to wealth and power, and the source of technology is still the West for China," says one China and tech watcher.

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Concern Grows After Internationally Known Saudi Commentator Goes Missing

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

A prominent U.S.-based Saudi journalist has gone missing in Istanbul after visiting the Saudi consulate there. It raises concern he's caught up in the Kingdom's crackdown on free speech.

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There's A Showdown Coming Between The U.S. And Countries Doing Business With Iran

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Iranian oil exports are tumbling ahead of the reimposition of sanctions in early November by the Trump administration. But Iran's biggest oil customer, China may try and circumvent the sanctions to keep the oil coming.

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News Brief: Kavanaugh And Ford Hearings Preview, Iran Sanctions

Thursday, September 27, 2018

We preview the testimony of Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford in front of a Senate committee Thursday. Also, the U.S. is reimposing sanctions on Iran, despite European opposition.

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World's Largest Shipping Company Heads Into Arctic As Global Warming Opens The Way

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Container giant Maersk will send one of its ships through the Arctic on the Northern Sea Route to test its feasibility as a new, time-saving shipping lane.

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Tension Escalates After Canada Criticizes Saudi Arabia's Human Rights Record

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Saudi Arabia continues to strike back at Canada for criticizing the kingdom's human rights record. The Canadian prime minister says his country will keep speaking out.

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Diplomatic Dispute Between Saudi Arabia And Canada Continues To Escalate

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

The Saudi government announced it will stop its national airline from traveling to Toronto. This comes after the Gulf nation expelled the Canadian ambassador and recalled its own ambassador.

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Why President Trump Hates Canadian Dairy — And Canada Insists On Protecting It

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

President Trump has railed against Canada when it comes to trade. A particular point of criticism is the dairy industry. Canada slaps steep tariffs on imports of milk, cheese and butter from the U.S.

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Canada Slaps Retaliatory Tariffs On U.S.

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Canada is imposing retaliatory tariffs on nearly $13 billion of U.S. goods. It's in response to the Trump administration's tariffs on Canadian aluminum and steel.

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Canadians Rally Around Retaliatory Tariffs Aimed At The U.S.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Among the items targeted in retaliatory tariffs: ketchup, powerboats, dishwashing liquid, steel and aluminum. And gherkins. Canadian businesses have flooded a Canadian pickle business with new orders.

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'Canadians Are Livid' About Trump And Are Hitting Back By Boycotting U.S. Goods

Thursday, June 28, 2018

"The brutality of American politics right now is something that is profoundly shocking to Canadians," says a former Trudeau adviser. "I think many people feel they do not recognize the U.S. anymore."

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