The Brian Lehrer Show

Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Snap Judgment, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios


Putin's Master Plan

Doug Schoen, former political strategist for Mike Bloomberg and Bill Clinton and the author of Putin's Master Plan: To Destroy Europe, Divide NATO, and Restore Russian Power and Global Influence  (Encounter Books, 2016), makes his case that the West is ignoring the threat from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Why does Putin care about Assad? @DouglasESchoen explains:

— Brian Lehrer Show (@BrianLehrer) October 13, 2016


 2016-10-13  15m