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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.

“Exit interview” with Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley; Walter Isaacson on "Elon Musk" Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week Fareed sits down with America's most senior military officer, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley who retires at the end of the month. They discuss the latest on Ukraine's counteroffensive, avoiding a great power war with China, and the importance of an apolitical American military. Fareed also speaks with the great biographer Walter Isaacson on his latest book, "Elon Musk." Isaacson shares what he learned about how the controversial tech mogul became who he is today, as well as the role Musk plays in politics, tech and more.
Sep 17, 2023
Exclusive interview with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on the counteroffensive, Putin, and corruption in Ukraine Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week Fareed sat down for an exclusive interview with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky at his presidential offices in Kyiv. They talk about the state of the Ukrainian counteroffensive, Western support in the fight against Russia, and how Zelensky is fighting corruption in his country. Zelensky also tells Fareed why he believes compromise with Putin is not possible. Then, Fareed speaks with the mastermind behind Ukraine's drone program, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister for Innovation, Education, Science, and Technology Mykhailo Fedorov, about how drones have shaped this war. Plus, Fareed sits down with a group of schoolchildren in Ukraine to hear how they are coping during wartime.
Sep 10, 2023
Artificial Intelligence: Its Promise... And Peril: A GPS Special Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week on the program, a GPS special: "Artificial Intelligence: Its Promise... And Peril." Fareed explores the exciting but frightening new world of artificial intelligence in technology, science, art and more. First, he speaks with Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, about the extreme power of AI and how this technology could rapidly advance in the coming years. Then, he sits down with the man known as the "godfather of AI," Geoffrey Hinton, about the worst-case scenario of AI run amok: ...Show morethe extinction of the human race. Next, Fareed explores the potential beauty in AI with award-winning director James Cameron; they discuss how this technology can transform the process of filmmaking and more. Plus, Fareed speaks with Refik Anadol, the artist behind the AI artwork installation "Unsupervised" at MoMA, and Michelle Kuo, MoMA's Curator of Painting and Sculpture, about how Anadol used AI to create mesmerizing, ever-evolving art.
Sep 3, 2023
Camp David summit with Japan and South Korea; Two years since the Taliban's takeover; Inside Putin's Russia; Singapore's role in the Asia-Pacific Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week Bianna Golodryga hosts the top of the show while Fareed is on assignment. Bianna begins with President Biden's historic summit at Camp David with the leaders of Japan and South Korean. She speaks with Danny Russel, former top State Department official on East Asia, about what this summit means for relations between those two nations with deep historical animosities. Next, Bianna talks to Adela Raz, the former Afghan Ambassador to the U.S., about how bad the situation is for women since...Show more the Taliban's takeover two years ago. Then, New York Times journalist Roger Cohen joins the show. He recently spent a month in Russia talking to Russians about how they feel about the war in Ukraine; he shares what he's learned. Plus, Fareed sends us his interview with Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong, the presumptive next leader of the city-state. They talk about the Singapore's role in the global economy and in Asian-Pacific geopolitics. Fareed will be back next week,GUESTS: Danny Russel (@dannyrrussel), Adela Raz (@AdelaRaz), Roger Cohen (@NYTimesCohen), Lawrence Wong (@LaurenceWongST)Air date: August 20, 2023
Aug 20, 2023
Ukrainian counteroffensive; the coup in Niger; American’s recession mystery; the wonders of quantum computing Fareed Zakaria GPS
President Zelensky admitted this week that Ukraine’s counteroffensive has been “difficult” and Fareed talks with Alina Polyakova, the President and CEO of the Center for European Policy Analysis, about why it hasn't yielded the results many expected. Then, the recent coup in Niger: Fareed speaks with the senior director of the Atlantic Council's Africa Center, Rama Yade, about what this will mean for a region already plagued by unrest. Fareed then asks Jason Furman, the former chairman of the Co...Show moreuncil of Economic Advisors, a question on many people's minds: how did the US avoid a recession? Plus, theoretical physicist Michio Kaku tells Fareed why he believes the next big technological revolution is not artificial intelligence, but quantum computing.
Guests: Alina Polyakova (@apolyakova), Rama Yade (@ramayade), Jason Furman (@jasonfurman), Michio Kaku (@michiokaku), Bruce Feiler (@BruceFeiler).
Air date: August 13, 2023.
Aug 13, 2023
Three former Treasury Secretaries on the global economic outlook; An interview with David Byrne Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week on the show, Fareed sits down with three former Treasury Secretaries to discuss the state of the world economy. 
First, he hosts Henry Paulson and Timothy Geithner to talk about the US debt downgrade and the chances of a recession in the near future. They also discuss the Biden administration's China policy and whether there's a path to a stable relationship with Beijing. 
Then, President Clinton’s Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin talks to Fareed about decision-making – and how a yell...Show moreow legal pad can help us all weigh the risks and rewards. 
Plus, a special interview with iconic artist David Byrne who talks with Fareed about his latest Broadway musical. “Here Lies Love” tells the tale former First Lady of the Philippines Imelda Marcos … and her love of disco.
Aug 6, 2023
Israel's judicial reform; Fixing the US immigration system; Inside Vladimir Putin's mind Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week Fareed speaks with The New York Times columnist Tom Friedman about Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu government’s judicial reforms and the politics at play. Then, New York Times Magazine writer Emily Bazelon talks with Fareed about the power of high courts globally and what role they should serve as a check on government action. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas joins the show to discuss the US-Mexico border crisis and why the immigration system needs reform. Plus, Russian journalist Mikhail Zygar weighs in on how Prigozhin's mutiny has impacted Putin's grip on power.
Jul 30, 2023
Interviews with Secretary of State Blinken and Ukrainian President Zelensky Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week on the show Fareed shares two important conversations he had while attending the Aspen Security Forum. First, he speaks with Secretary of State Antony Blinken about the America’s role in supporting Ukraine and getting Kyiv the equipment it needs to push back Russian troops. They also talk about how to ensure that competition with China does not lead to conflict, as well as what steps are being taken to work towards a new nuclear deal with Iran. Then, Fareed speaks with Ukrainian Presid...Show moreent Volodymyr Zelensky via video conference while on stage at the forum. They discuss the Ukrainian counteroffensive and President Zelensky shares his thoughts on the state of the Russian army since the Wagner mutiny.
Jul 23, 2023
Drone Warfare in Ukraine; China's economy in trouble; Europe's migration tensions; Jake Tapper on his new novel Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week Fareed talks with Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, about the technology that is shaping the war in Ukraine: drones. Then, chief China correspondent for the Wall Street Journal Lingling Wei joins the show to discuss China's looming economic troubles and what they mean for the rest of the world. Fareed also talks with longtime immigration journalist Christopher Caldwell about Europe's migration tensions in the wake of the Netherlands' government collapse over immigration policy last week. Plus, Fareed speaks with CNN’s Jake Tapper about writing his new novel "All the Demons Are Here" and what he discovered about 1970s America along the way.
Jul 16, 2023
Exclusive interview with President Joe Biden; Documenting alleged war crimes in Ukraine Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week Fareed sits down for an exclusive interview with President Joe Biden in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. They speak about the questions of NATO accession for Ukraine and Sweden ahead of the president's trip to Vilnius, Lithuania for the coming week's NATO summit. They also discuss US–China tensions, and President Biden tells Fareed that although China has big ambitions, he believes Washington and Beijing can establish a stable working relationship. Plus, President Biden assesses ...Show moreAmerica’s relationships with Israel and Saudi Arabia—and tells Fareed that he is running for reelection to "finish the job" of uniting democracies and making the world more secure. Fareed also talks with Janine di Giovanni, executive director of The Reckoning Project, about her group's work documenting alleged Russian war crimes in Ukraine.
Jul 9, 2023
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