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Katrina Northrop

Katrina Northrop

Staff Writer



Born to Run

After capitalizing on China's crypto boom, Binance CEO "CZ" fled China just in the nick of time. But critics say he's been running ever since, "jurisdiction hopping" as authorities around the world are trying to pin down the $92 billion crypto exchange. Katrina Northrop investigates...

The Chip Champion?

Determined to keep China locked out of the chip supply chain, the U.S. government is doubling down on efforts to reshore advanced semiconductor manufacturing. But its only homegrown shot to do so, Intel, has fallen behind in recent years. The company is now reinventing itself,...

Security Clearance

Last year, the notorious mercenary Erik Prince stepped down from FSG, the Hong Kong private security company he founded in 2014 that has since been taken over by CITIC, one of China's largest state-owned conglomerates. The evolution and current operations of FSG represent a unique...

The Surveillance Stake

For years, a Chinese company backed by American pension fund money and built by KKR, one of world's premier private equity firms, publicly touted its ties to China's surveillance apparatus. A new investigation by Katrina Northrop into Cue Group, one of KKR's 16 portfolio companies...