The Heat: Colombia’s fragile peace

A call to arms. Three years after negotiating a landmark peace accord, a former rebel commander announces a new war in Colombia. Is the country’s fragile peace deal at risk of unraveling?

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The Heat: Iran nuclear deal

Iran further cuts its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers while the United States slaps more sanctions against the country. Can the agreement be saved?

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The Heat: Italy’s political crisis

The Italian president has a key role in determining where the crisis goes from here. He has given parties a few more days to try and put together a new government. If that fails, Italy will likely face new elections.

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The Heat: Venezuela impasse

New economic sanctions imposed by the United States against Venezuela derail talks between the government of Nicolas Maduro and the opposition. What’s the path forward for Caracas?

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The Heat: Opioid crisis

As the United States still struggles to fight opioid addiction, we will take a look on how the pills are also being abused in other countries.

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The Heat: Yemen crisis

Yemeni separatists take control of the strategic city of Aden, just weeks after the UAE says it’s pulling its forces out of the country.

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The Heat: Kashmir Tensions

For years a line of control has separated Pakistan-Administered Kashmir from Indian-Administered Kashmir. And, the de-facto border between the two nuclear-powered sides is one of the most militarized in the world.

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The Heat: Ebola crisis in the DRC

Sounding the alarm. The World Health Organization declares the yearlong Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a global health emergency. Can the virus be contained or will it breach the DRC’s borders and spread into neighboring countries?

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Could Robert Mueller’s testimony backfire for the Democrats?

On this episode of The Heat Podcast, host Anand Naidoo talks with Jason Mollica, professor with American University’s School of Communication, about whether Democrats have the spark for impeachment they were hoping for from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony, and future implications for Donald Trump’s presidency.

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The Heat: US-Pakistan relations

Mr. Khan comes to Washington. Years of acrimony between Pakistan and the U.S. replaced by mutual flattery. Can Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Trump set aside their differences and bring stability to a region that badly needs it?

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What’s behind the US immigration crisis?

On The Heat Podcast, host Anand Naidoo talks with Sarah Pierce, policy analyst at the Migration Policy Institute, about who exactly is making the harrowing journey to the United States and why and what exactly is happening at the country’s southern border.

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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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