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Fareed Zakaria GPS

Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.

Jon Stewart on the current political climate; Xi Jinping's visit to Russia; the Fed's dilemma Fareed Zakaria GPS
Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show and current host of The Problem with Jon Stewart, joins Fareed this week to talk about the possible indictment of Donald Trump, critical race theory, cancel culture, the fight against hypocrisy, and more. Cindy Yu, Assistant Editor of The Spectator, discusses the implications of Xi Jinping's recent visit to the Kremlin. Fareed also speaks with economic historian Niall Ferguson about the Fed's announcement of another interest rate hike - the ninth in the past year - and what this could mean for America's financial system.GUESTS: Jon Stewart (@jonstewart), Cindy Yu (@CindyXiaodanYu), Niall Ferguson (@nfergus)
Air date: 03/26//2023
Mar 26, 2023
America's new banking crisis; the hazard of Silicon Valley culture; fury in France over Macron's retirement reforms Fareed Zakaria GPS
Fareed speaks with Lloyd Blankfein, former CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs, about the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank this week and what it means for our financial system. Gillian Tett, U.S. Editor-at-Large for the Financial Times, joins the show to discuss how the culture of Silicon Valley and social media contributed to this crisis. Plus, the Economist's Paris Bureau Chief Sophie Pedder talks with Fareed about the retirement reforms in France that have ignited nationwide strikes and protests. 
GUESTS: Lloyd Blankfein (@lloydblankfein), Gillian Tett (@gilliantett), Sophie Pedder (@PedderSophie)
Mar 19, 2023
10 weeks of protest rock Israel; a dangerous moment in US-China Relations Fareed Zakaria GPS
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and former Israeli Vice Prime Minister Tzipi Livni speak on Prime Minister Netanyahu's proposed judicial reforms, which have ignited country-wide protests for ten straight weeks. Also, Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia and the incoming Australian Ambassador to the U.S., joins the show to discuss the worrying state of US-China relations. Plus, Fareed talks about the struggle between big tech and journalism in the age of AI.
Mar 12, 2023
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Ukraine and Beijing; Tracking the Origins of COVID-19 Fareed Zakaria GPS
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz sits down for an exclusive interview with Fareed following his visit with President Biden this week. They discuss the war in Ukraine, German defense spending and Berlin-Beijing relations. Plus, Chevron CEO Mike Wirth joins the show to share his take on the future of fossil fuels. And, Dr. Leana Wen, CNN medical analyst and professor at The George Washington University, talks with Fareed about the origins of COVID-19 in light of an announcement by the Department of Energy this week.
Mar 5, 2023
The War in Ukraine, One Year In Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week's show is devoted to coverage of the war in Ukraine as we mark one year since Russia's invasion. First, Fareed speaks with National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and USAID Administrator Samantha Power on the current state of the war and what American support will look like moving forward. Then, Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers shares his thoughts on how to get Russia to pay for the hundreds of billions of dollars of damage to Ukraine. Fareed also speaks with The New York Times'...Show more Moscow reporter Valerie Hopkins about how the war could be helping Putin shore up support domestically. Finally, what is an Atlas of Impunity?  Fareed explains what it is and shares why he thinks this is a great new way of looking at the world.
GUESTS: Jake Sullivan (@JakeSullivan46), Samantha Power (@PowerUSAID), Larry Summers (@LHSummers), Valerie Hopkins (@VALERIEinNYT)
Air date: 26/02/2023
Feb 26, 2023
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – one year later; Moldova in Russia's crosshairs; the earthquake in Syria – a disaster on top of a disaster Fareed Zakaria GPS
Guest anchor Bianna Golodryga speaks with Tikhon Dzyadko and Ekaterina Kotrikadze of TV Rain, the exiled Russian TV network, about how Russians are reacting to Putin's war. Then CNA Russia Studies Program Director Michael Kofman and War on the Rocks founder Ryan Evans discuss the current state of the war and what we might expect on the battlefield in the future. Moldovan journalist Paula Erizanu explains what is happening in Moldova, a country that now finds itself in Russia's crosshairs. Plus, ...Show moreNicole Perlroth, advisor to the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, joins to talk about the less visible Chinese threat: cyber espionage. And finally, Bianna speaks with Wa’el Alzayat, former Senior Policy Advisor to Samantha Power, about the lack of aid entering Syria in the wake of the devastating earthquake and the political forces at play. 
GUESTS: Tikhon Dzyadko (@tikhondzyadko), Ekaterina Kotrikadze (@katyakotrikadze), Michael Kofman (@KofmanMichael), Ryan Evans (@EvansRyan202), Paula Erizanu (@paulaerizanu), Nicole Perlroth (@nicoleperlroth), Wa’el Alzayat (@WaelAlzayat).
Feb 19, 2023
Aid challenges for earthquake recovery and the fallout from China’s surveillance balloon Fareed Zakaria GPS
International Rescue Committee president David Miliband and Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass join Fareed to discuss the diplomatic fallout of the Chinese spy balloon incident and how to navigate the political pitfalls of sending aid to Turkey and Syria after an earthquake devastated the region. Then CNN's Frederik Pleitgen and The Guardian's Shaun Walker explain the history of the Wagner Group and how Russia is using the mercenary outfit to help fight the war in Ukraine. Plus, Sue Mi Terry, former CIA analyst and current director of the Wilson Center's Asia Program, explains why North Korea's renewed emphasis on its nuclear program is worrying.
Feb 12, 2023
The Chinese balloon; an economic soft landing; and Ukraine’s hopes of retaking Crimea Fareed Zakaria GPS
After the suspected Chinese spy balloon was shot down by the U.S. military on Saturday, Fareed asks former CIA and FBI official Philip Mudd how big a threat the balloon really was. Then, does the U.S. need a recession? Fareed asks former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers how the government should tackle inflation and how Biden can solve the political fight over the debt ceiling. Plus, Retired US Army Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges tells Fareed why and how Ukraine should take back Crimea from Russian control.
Feb 5, 2023
Western tanks for Ukraine; Iranian protest update; Israeli democracy in danger? Fareed Zakaria GPS
How will the West's decision to send tanks to Ukraine impact the war and what can we learn from India and China's reaction to the war?  Fareed talks about that and more with New America CEO Anne-Marie Slaughter, former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt and former Singaporean diplomat Kishore Mahbubani. Then, John Hopkins professor Vali Nasr updates Fareed on the protest movement in Iran and how the government is dealing with ongoing internal discontent. Plus, Israeli political analyst Dahlia Sch...Show moreeindlin tells Fareed why the new Israeli government's proposed judicial reform laws are a threat to checks and balances in the only liberal democracy in the Middle East.GUESTS: Anne-Marie Slaughter (@SlaughterAM) , Carl Bildt (@carlbildt), Kishore Mahbubani (@mahbubani_k), Vali Nasr (@vali_nasr), Dahlia Scheindlin (@dahliasc)
Air Date: 29/01/2023
Jan 29, 2023
Ukraine’s President Zelensky and other world leaders Fareed Zakaria GPS
On a special edition of GPS from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky tells Fareed exactly what Ukraine needs to stop Russian agression. Then, Fareed talks to U.S. Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Polish President Andrzej Duda and Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland about the state of battle, what the West is willing to do for Ukraine, and whether NATO is ready for Ukraine to be...Show more a member. Also, as Finland awaits its own accession to NATO, Prime Minister Sanna Marin tells Fareed why democratic nations need to stand up to authoritarian regimes. Plus, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis details how Greece went from basketcase to one of Europe’s most promising economies. 
GUESTS: Volodymyr Zelensky (@ZelenskyyUa) , Andrzej Duda (@AndrzejDuda), Chrystia Freeland (@cafreeland), Jens Stoltenberg (@jensstoltenberg), Sanna Marin (@MarinSanna), Kyriakos Mitsotakis (@kmitsotakis).
Jan 22, 2023
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