The Heat: Iran-US tensions; US-China trade conflict

The Heat

Iran-US Tensions

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met on the sideline of the Asean Foreign Ministers’ meeting in Singapore. 

The two officials have much to talk about including the escalating trade war between the two countries. And there are new tensions over nuclear weapons between the United States and Iran.

To discuss all of this:

    • Merrill Matthews is a political commentator and a resident scholar at the Institute for Policy Innovation.
    • Alexander Azadgan is a senior geopolitical analyst and a professor of International Political Economics.
    • Qinduo Xu is a senior researcher with the Pangoal Institution, a China-based public policy center.
    • Nathan King is CGTN’s White House correspondent.

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