The Heat: Roundtable on the DPRK, Hurricane Irma

The Heat

DPRK nuclear and missile testing

The prime minister of the Republic of Korea said he expects the DPRK to launch another missile test.

Tensions are already high after the country recently conducted its sixth nuclear test. Meanwhile, the DPRK is warning against imposing additional U.N. sanctions on the country over its nuclear program.

And Hurricane Irma batters the Caribbean as it heads toward Florida. Will extreme weather influence the global response to climate change?

To discuss:

  • Qinduo Xu, a political analyst with China Radio International
  • Lester Munson, a vice president for BGR, an international relations consultancy group
  • Alexander Nekrassov, a political analyst and former advisor to The Kremlin
  • Karl Friedhoff, a fellow in public opinion and foreign policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

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