Jackie Northam

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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.


Rwandan Man Convicted Of Lying About Role In Genocide

Saturday, April 06, 2019

Twenty-five years after the start of the genocide in which 800,000 people were killed, a Rwandan man in Boston was convicted for lying on his asylum application about his participation.


How Canada Gets Squeezed Between China And The U.S.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Canada is under pressure from the two rival powers over the Meng Wanzhou extradition case.


Top Executive Of Chinese Tech Giant, Huawei, Appears At Extradition Hearing In Canada

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Meng Wanzhou, a senior executive of Huawei, a Chinese tech giant, appeared at a hearing Wednesday in Vancouver to decide whether she should be extradited to face fraud charges in the United States.


Extradition Hearing For Huawei CFO Comes During U.S.-China Trade Talks

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

An extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei gets underway in Vancouver. The U.S. requested the extradition of Meng Wanzhou for violating U.S. sanction against Iran.


Trump Administration Warns Chinese Tech Giant Is A Security Threat

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The U.S. is pressuring allies to bar Huawei equipment from telecom networks, saying the company has strong ties to China's government. Some allies push back saying they can mitigate security risks.


Concern Grows For Loujain Al-Hathloul, Jailed Saudi Women's Driving Activist

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Loujain al-Hathloul, who opposed the kingdom's past ban on women driving, is among several Saudi female activists who have been imprisoned since last year. Relatives say the women have been tortured.


The World Bank Needs A New President

Friday, January 25, 2019

The World Bank is searching for a new president after the last one abruptly resigned. The position has traditionally gone to an American, but there could be international competition this time around.


Rebranded Trade Deal Gives Member Countries An Edge Over The U.S.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Shortly after he took office, President Trump withdrew the U.S. from negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TPP is moving forward, and the remaining members stand to gain economically.


State Department Brings Employees Back To Work Despite Shutdown

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The department said it "is taking steps to make additional funds available to pay employee salaries." State has 75,000, including nearly 50,000 local hires, most of whom have been receiving pay.


Pompeo Meets With Crown Prince While In Saudi Arabia

Monday, January 14, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Saudi Arabia — the latest stop in his swing through the Middle East. While there, he met with Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman. What did they talk about?