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This edition: Leader of the Free World?

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 7, 2017.

First aired: June 7, 2017.

President Trump's positions on NATO and withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord mark a shift in U.S. character on the world stage. Brian discusses this with Bill Emmott, former editor of The Economist and Michael Williams, director of the international relations program at NYU. Then, climate science could use a change in language, according to Ilissa Ocko, climate scientist with the Environmental Defense Fund.

Guest List

Bill Emmott Author, “The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World's Most Successful Political Idea”

Ilissa Ocko Climate Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund

Michael Williams Director of International Relations, New York University