Is Trump driving Putin and Merkel together?

In an interview with *Background Briefing with Ian Masters* on KPFK-FM 90.7, Los Angeles, on Monday, Sept 12, I comment on Angela Merkel’s phone call to Putin regarding the conflict about North Korea’s nuclear armament, Merkel’s offer to become involved in a diplomatic initiative to end the North Korean nuclear and missiles program, the German Russian relations in general, and the Russia’s possible interference into the upcoming German elections.

Hear the full the interview here