The Heat: US-Pakistan relations

The Heat

President Donald Trump welcomed the Prime Minister of Pakistan to the White House on Wednesday.

This is Imran Khan’s first visit to Washington since assuming leadership last year. The barbs and rhetoric, replaced by an unmistakable chemistry. The two leaders striking a more conciliatory tone, vowing to work together to end the decades-long conflict in Afghanistan, finding a solution to the Kashmir issue and pledging increased trade ties.

CGTN’s White House Correspondent Nathan King has a report.

To discuss:

  • Faisel Pervaiz is a South Asia analyst with Stratfor.
  • Saeed Khan is a lecturer at Wayne State University’s Department of Near East and Asian Studies.
  • Omar Samad is the former Afghan Ambassador to France and Canada. He’s currently a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center.
  • Jonathan Wachtel is a former director of communications and spokesperson at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. 

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