Fareed Rafiq Zakaria is an Indian-American journalist, political scientist and author, he is the host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post, he has been a columnist for Newsweek, editor of Newsweek International and an editor at large of Time.
Recent episodes featuring Fareed Zakaria
January 19, 2020 | On GPS: Putin's plan to stay in power; what's the new normal between Iran and America after an almost war?
Air date January 19 2020: Russia's government resigned making room for reforms that could let Putin rule forever. What changes should we expect to see in Russia? Fareed talks Kremlinology with Anne Applebaum and Alexander Gabuev. Then, Iran's Supreme Leader delivered an anti-American screed in a rare appearance at Tehran's Friday prayers. What's next in the tit-for-tat between the U.S. and Iran? Fareed asks the experts. And as Down Under is devastated, former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd talks to Fareed about the role conservative politics and media in his country may have played. GUESTS: Ariane Tabatabai, Karim Sadjadpour, Anne Applebaum, Alexander Gabuev, Kevin Rudd via Knit
January 12, 2020 | On GPS: The reverberations of the killing of a top general continue in Iran and throughout the Middle East
Air date January 12 2020: The reverberations of the killing of a top general continue in Iran and throughout the Middle East. Tehran sees new unrest as protestors decry the republic's strike on an Ukrainian airliner that killed all passengers. Will that anger amount to anything? Fareed is joined by an panel of experts in Iraq, Iran and the UAE. Then, how have the West's interventions in the Middle East affected the region? A great debate with Reuel Marc Gerecht and Trita Parsi. via Knit
January 5, 2020 | On GPS: After the killing of Iranian General Soleimani, are we on the brink of the next war in the Middle East?
Airdate January 5 2020: The killing of General Qasem Soleimani and its ramifications. Who was this man and why was he such an important figure in Iran? And what are the consequences of his death in the Middle East and beyond? Fareed is joined by Vali Nasr, the New Yorker's Dexter Filkins, Meghan O'Sullivan, Richard Haass and Peter Beinart. via Knit
December 22, 2019 | On GPS:  Looking at President Trump's impeachment through the lens of history
Airdate December 22 2019: On Wednesday, President Trump became the third president in U.S. history to be impeached. How does his impeachment compare to those of Clinton and Johnson (and the almost-impeachment of Nixon)? Fareed is joined by an all-star panel of presidential historians to discuss. Then, a rare bit of good news to round out your holiday season: global poverty (and especially extreme poverty) has shrunk considerably over the past few decades. That's thanks to the work of people like Ester Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee - a husband and wife team who just won the Nobel Prize for their work. Could the world actually eliminate extreme poverty? GUESTS: John Meacham, Tim Naftali, Annette Gordon-Reed, Masih Alinejad, Ester Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee via Knit
December 15, 2019 | On GPS: Boris, Brexit, and the Future of British Politics
Airdate December 15 2019: The British people cast their votes on Thursday and give PM Boris Johnson what he calls an "irrefutable" mandate for Brexit. What does this mean for the future of British politics and global trade? Across the pond, Pres. Trump sealed 'phase one' of a trade deal with China. Fareed is joined by an all star panel to discuss these topics and more. Then, the persecution of religious minorities in two of Asia's largest nations: China and India - what you need to know. GUESTS: Ian Bremmer, Anne-Marie Slaughter, David Miliband, Shashi Tharoor, James Palmer, Brad Smith via Knit
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Jun 20th, 1964
New York, NY, USA
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6 days, 10 hours