Jackie Northam appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
An agreement for Canada to sell light armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia continues to stir debate.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Canada is under pressure from the two rival powers over the Meng Wanzhou extradition case.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?