The Heat

August 8, 2019

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.

August 5, 2019

The Heat: US mass shootings

As the United States mourns the victims of the most recent mass shootings, President Donald Trump promises action. Will something change this time?

July 31, 2019

The Heat: Brexit negotiations

Deal or No deal? We will take a look at Britain’s pained efforts to exit the European Union, just three months ahead of an already extended deadline.

July 26, 2019

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?

July 25, 2019

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.

July 23, 2019

How does British PM Boris Johnson reshape Brexit, US relations?

On the next episode of The Heat Podcast: host Anand Naidoo talks with correspondent Owen Fairclough about the unlikely rise of new British PM Boris Johnson, Brexit implications and what a new leader means for relations with the United States.

July 22, 2019

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?

July 19, 2019

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.

July 17, 2019

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.

July 12, 2019

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?

July 11, 2019

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.

July 9, 2019

How can Democrats win back the White House?

On this episode of The Heat Podcast host Anand Naidoo joins by radio host and columnist Charles Ellison to discuss whether we’re witnessing is a dawning of a new day for the Democrats and, if so, how that changes the road to the White House in 2020.

July 8, 2019

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

June 28, 2019

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.

June 28, 2019

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.

June 27, 2019

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.

June 25, 2019

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.