The Heat: Roundtable on the DPRK, Pakistani PM resignation and more

The Heat

FILE- In this July 6, 2017 file photo, a man watches TV screens in an electronics shop showing a news program’s report on North Korea’s missile firing in Seoul, South Korea. North Korea fired a ballistic missile Friday night, July 28, which landed in the ocean off Japan, Japanese officials said. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)

Pyongyang fires a new intercontinental ballistic missile raising tensions on the Korean Peninsula and putting Washington on notice.

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down after being disqualified from office by his country’s Supreme Court.

And U.S. President Donald Trump faces one of his toughest weeks yet with the failure of the U.S. senate to repeal or replace the health care law.

  • Song Zhang, chief correspondent for Shanghai Wen Hui Daily in Washington D.C.
  • David Smith, bureau chief for the British daily newspaper, The Guardian
  • Rustem Safronov, Russian journalist and analyst for Radio Sputnik
  • Afshin Molavi, a senior fellow with the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies