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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.

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny dies in prison; Europe's reaction to Trump's incendiary remarks about NATO; Prospects for peace in the Israel-Hamas war; Giorgia Meloni's moment; Allies of Pakistan’s jailed ex-leader Imran Khan win big in Pakistan Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week on the show, David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, joins the show to discuss the tragic death of Putin’s opposition leader Alexey Navalny inside a Russian prison, Navalny’s legacy, and what this means for Putin’s Russia.   Then, former Prime Minister to Sweden, Carl Bildt, speaks with Fareed about Trump’s incendiary remarks about NATO and Europe’s response.   Next, Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations president emeritus, discusses prospects for peace between Israel and Hamas....Show more   Then, Fareed explains why this is Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni's moment.   Plus, winning an election from jail. Allies of Pakistan’s jailed former Prime Minister Imran Khan won big in Pakistan elections this week. Fareed speaks to Aleema Khan, sister of Imran Khan, about how this was possible and what it means for Pakistan. Finally, Fareed gives his take on Tucker Carlson’s misguided affinity for Moscow. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 19, 2024
Zelensky fires Ukraine's military chief; is Israel's war self-destructive?; outcry in Iraq over U.S. strike on militia chief; with an improving economy, why isn’t Biden polling better?; how former US presidents approach life after power Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week, Fareed speaks with Yaroslav Trofimov, the Wall Street Journal's chief foreign affairs correspondent, to discuss a major shake-up in Ukraine's military leadership amidst a new approach to the war. Will it change the state of battle? Next, Aluf Benn, Haaretz editor-in-chief, joins the show to discuss the sentiment on the ground in Israel, the strengths and weaknesses of President Netanyahu's coalition, and why he thinks the war is "Israel's self-destruction". Then, Randa Slim, the dir...Show moreector of Conflict Resolutions Program at the Middle East Institute, talks to Fareed about the outcry in Iraq over the U.S. strike on a senior leader of a pro-Iranian militia in Baghdad. Might it spark an expulsion of U.S. forces from Iraq? Next, Fareed ask New York Times chief political analyst Nate Cohn why an improving economy doesn’t seem to be helping President Biden's poll numbers. Finally, Jared Cohen, author of "Life after Power", sits down with Fareed to discuss how former presidents find purpose after leaving the Oval Office. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 12, 2024
U.S. strikes back in the Middle East; Republicans tying Ukrainian aid to fixes at American’s southern border; the end of China's economic miracle; Argentina's new leader has wild ideas and wild hair Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week on the show Fareed speaks to Vali Nasr, professor of Middle East Studies and International Affairs at Johns Hopkins University and Mina Al-Oraibi, editor-in-chief of The National, to discuss whether the U.S retaliatory attacks on pro-Iranian militia targets in Iraq and Syria are the start of America's entry into a broader war. Then, as Republicans continue to hold up aid to Ukraine, Fareed asks David Frum, staff writer at The Atlantic, why he considers this the GOP's great betrayal. ...Show moreNext, Financial Times chief economics commentator Martin Wolf tells Fareed why he believes China’s economic miracle has ended and what the future holds. Finally, Fareed sits down with Shannon O'Neil, senior fellow for Latin America studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, to discuss Javier Milei's ascension to Argentina's presidency and his wild ideas to repair his country's economy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Feb 4, 2024
Can Israel achieve its aims in Gaza?; Ukraine's defense capabilities amid declining U.S. aid; the future of artificial intelligence and how A.I innovations can save lives Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week, Fareed is joined by the New Yorker’s Robin Wright and retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling about the state of the wars in both Gaza and Ukraine. Will the Middle East escalate into a broader war? And how much capability does Kyiv have left, as Western support seems to be waning. Next, Fareed talks to OpenAI CEO Sam Altman about the promise & peril of artificial intelligence, plus Altman tells Fareed what lessons he learned from the boardroom chaos at OpenAI that saw him briefly lo...Show morese the top job. Finally, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates sits down with Fareed to discuss how A.I.-powered innovations can save millions of lives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 28, 2024
From the World Economic Forum in Davos: Interviews with Saudi and Iranian Foreign Ministers; Ukrainian soldiers explain why they fight on; Jane Goodall's message to the world Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week Fareed hosts the show from Davos, Switzerland, the site of the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting. Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan al Saud joins Fareed to discuss the Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, how to de-escalate the conflict in the Middle East and what it would take for Saudi Arabia to normalize relations with Israel. Next, Fareed interviews Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on stage at Davos to ask whether Iran is trying to expand the Middle East co...Show morenflict beyond Israel and Gaza. Fareed talks to the Ukrainian foreign minister about what his country’s most urgent needs are. Then, Fareed hears from two Ukrainian soldiers on why this war is so critical - for Ukraine and the world. Finally, Fareed speaks to Jane Goodall, the renowned primatologist and conservationist, about the lessons she learned from living with chimpanzees and her on-going fight to protect the natural world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 21, 2024
Iran-backed militants and fears of a widening war in the Middle East; China’s reaction to Taiwan’s national elections; how to escape from North Korea; Ukraine’s stunning digital transformation amidst war Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week on the show, Fareed speaks with London School of Economics professor of international relations Fawaz Gerges on fears of a widening war in the Middle East after U.S. & Britain strike the Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen and as the strife heats up between Israel and Hezbollah (who are also Iran-backed). Next, Bonny Lin of the Center for Strategic & International Studies talks to Fareed about this weekend’s Taiwanese national election and China’s response to it. Then, how to escape from Nort...Show moreh Korea. Fareed sits down to discuss "Beyond Utopia", a film about one family's treacherous journey out of North Korea, with the director Madeleine Gavin and producer Sue Mi Terry. Finally, Ukraine’s Minister for Digital Transformation Mikhail Fedorov explains to Fareed how his government is making it so Ukrainians can pay their taxes, report war damage, cross national borders and much more - all on an app on their phone. GUESTS:Fawaz Gerges@FawazGerges; Bonny Lin; Sue Mi Terry @SueMiTerry; Madeleine Gavin; Mykhailo Fedorov. Air date: 01/14/24 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 14, 2024
The World in 2024: the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East; elections that half the world will vote in; and the U.S. and global economic outlook. Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week, Fareed looks ahead at the new year and the biggest global challenges it will bring. First, Fareed and the panel discuss what the year will bring for the two major wars (in Ukraine and in the Middle East) and some of the world’s many major elections (including in the U.S. and Taiwan). Next, Financial Times contributing editor Ruchir Sharma joins Fareed on set in Mumbai to discuss the outlook for the U.S. and global economies. Then, Fareed speaks with Inflection A.I. CEO Mustafa Suleyman to discuss the future of human interaction with artificial intelligence. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Jan 7, 2024
A Fareed Zakaria GPS Special: Immigration Breakdown Fareed Zakaria GPS
A Fareed Zakaria GPS Special: Immigration Breakdown, as broadcast December 31, 2023 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 31, 2023
A Fareed Zakaria GPS Special: The Road to War in the Middle East Fareed Zakaria GPS
Why has the Israeli–Palestinian conflict been so intractable for so long? Fareed talks with Palestinian scholar Ahmad Khalidi, Israeli historian Benny Morris, former US diplomat Edward Djerejian and more about the attempts, missed chances, and future prospects of establishing a lasting peace in the region.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 24, 2023
America’s biggest domestic challenges (and why domestic politics make them even more difficult); exclusive interview with Amal Clooney and Nobel laureate Nadia Murad; terror victims sue company for aiding ISIS Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week, Fareed and the panel discuss the biggest global challenges facing America: the Middle East, China, and the war in Ukraine. Next, Fareed has an exclusive interview with international human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad on their landmark class action lawsuit against a French company for supporting ISIS. Finally, author and New York Times columnist David Brooks joins the show to discuss the lessons in his book "How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Dec 17, 2023
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