The Heat

How can Africa benefit from a US, Chinese battle for influence?

How vital will Africa be in the U.S.’s battle for global dominance? On the latest episode of The Heat Podcast, host Anand Naidoo talks with security and policy analyst Abdullahi Boru Halakhe about the U.S., Chinese and Russian fight for African influence.

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The Heat: China-US trade talks

Back from the brink… China-U.S. trade talks are on again after a two-month hiatus. Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump calling for a ceasefire in an acrimonious trade war. But will the fragile truce hold?

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How does a trade war hurt American and Chinese consumers?

What does a trade war look like? In China, beef prices are at their highest level in more than a decade. Meanwhile, nearly 1,200 of Wisconsin’s dairy farms have shut down in just two years. On today’s episode of The Heat Podcast, host Anand Naidoo talks with CGTN’s senior international affairs correspondent Nathan King about what a trade war means in dollars and cents for American and Chinese consumers.

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The Heat: Iran’s nuclear deal

Tehran said it will continue to scale back on its commitments every 60 days unless the remaining signatories, Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia, protect it from economic sanctions imposed by the United States. Eu

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The Heat: G20 summit 2019

Will a handshake seal a deal? Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump are set to meet at the G20 summit, amid trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies.

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How Trump’s arms deal impacts US – Saudi relations

While the Congress will take up an arms deal with Saudi Arabia next month, President Trump has already vowed to veto any legislation. On the next The Heat Podcast we talk with Joel Rubin, professor and the U.S. State Department’s former senior official to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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The Heat: US immigration crisis

Heartbreak at the Rio Grande River – A young migrant father and his daughter drown while trying to cross from Mexico to the United States. How their story is impacting the debate on US immigration reform.

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The Heat: US-Iran Tensions

Tensions between the US and Iran took another turn Tuesday as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and US President Donald Trump engaged in more heated remarks.

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President Xi in Russia

The Heat: China-Russia ties

President Vladimir Putin rolls out the red carpet for his Chinese counterpart President Xi Jinping, as the two world leaders face down economic headwinds from the West.

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