Jackie Northam appears in the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
As Iran reels from economic unrest, the U.S. is increasing pressure by warning that it will start punishing countries that buy Iranian oil, including giants like China and India.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The government has ambitious plans to diversify the oil kingdom — and that means revamping the world's biggest petroleum producer.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Allowing women to drive was the emblem of a new Saudi Arabia and its young crown prince. But the arrest of pro-driving activists has generated second thoughts about the country's purported reforms.
Monday, June 04, 2018
These days, some young people in the conservative kingdom also use Tinder to find a match.
Monday, May 28, 2018
The Saudi kingdom says it is trying to wean the economy off an oil and foreign worker dependency. Employers say it has not been easy.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
NPR boards a passenger train that crosses the vast, harsh Saudi Arabian desert, from the capital Riyadh to the eastern oil city of Dammam.
Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Aircraft giant Boeing looked at deals worth billions of dollars with Iran. Now the Trump administration is preventing them as it pulls out of the nuclear agreement. But the company wasn't counting on the deals anyway.
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Activities once forbidden — cinema, music, women driving — are now OK. It makes some Saudis nervous. "I talk to younger people, they are happy with it," says a Saudi woman. "But older people are not."
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
The influential Saudi CEO discusses what she's done to get more women working.