Jackie Northam Jackie Northam is NPR's International Affairs Correspondent. She is a veteran journalist who has spent three decades reporting on conflict, politics, and life across the globe.
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Kuang Yang burns a Chinese flag to protest human rights abuses, outside British Columbia Supreme Court in Vancouver on March 6, as Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou appears in court. Jason Redmond/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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

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

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

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Trump Administration Warns Chinese Tech Giant Is A Security Threat

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Friends of Loujain al-Hathloul made a photo to parody a Vogue Arabia cover image showing a Saudi princess in a red convertible. Pictured here (left to right) are Ayendri Ishani Ridell, Urooba Jamal, Narissa Diwan, Atiya Jaffar and Rauza Khan. Hathloul "took a huge risk to advance women's rights in her country," Jamal says, "and now is facing the most heinous injustices." Doaa Jamal hide caption

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

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The World Bank Needs A New President

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

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Pompeo Meets With Crown Prince While In Saudi Arabia

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Secretary Of State Pompeo Continues His Extensive Mideast Travels

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Saudi Arabia Prosecutors Request Death Penalty For People Accused Of Killing Jamal Khashoggi

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U.S. Aims To Stall China's Efforts To Be The Global Leader In The Race For 5G

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Journalist's Death Stops Western Firms From Doing Business With Saudi Arabia

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Top Exec Of Chinese Technology Giant, Huawei Arrested In Canada At Request Of U.S.

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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during the G-20 summit on Nov. 30, 2018 in Buenos Aires. The summit marks a test of the extent to which world leaders will seek to distance themselves from him. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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At G-20 And At Home, A Test For Saudi's Crown Prince: Can He Survive Khashoggi Fallout?

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