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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.

A GPS Special: The Fall of Kabul, One Year Later Fareed Zakaria GPS
As the one-year anniversary of the chaotic Taliban takeover of Kabul approaches, Fareed has an exclusive interview with the former president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, about why he fled the country, if he feels betrayed by the U.S., and whether the rumors are true that he escaped with many tens of millions of dollars. Then, former U.S. Marine turned journalist and author Elliot Ackerman discusses his time fighting in Afghanistan and what America did right and wrong there.  And the show begins with Fareed’s Take on the lessons the U.S. can take from the war.
Air date: 08/14/22
GUESTS: Ashraf Ghani (@ashrafghani), Elliot Ackerman (@elliotackerman)
Aug 14, 2022
U.S.-China tensions rise over Taiwan Fareed Zakaria GPS
As China continues its military drills around Taiwan, Oriana Skylar Mastro, Fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute and a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, explains why this is not just a show of force by China, but an actual combat rehearsal. Then, Richard Haass, president of The Council on Foreign Relations, and Susan Shirk, Chair at UCSD's 21st Century China Center, join Fareed for a discussion on what's the best way to preserve peace in and around Taiwan and how to lo...Show morewer the tension in U.S.-China relations. Plus, CNN's national security analyst, Peter Bergen, on the American killing of Al Qaeda's leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and what it means for the global state of terrorism.
GUESTS: Oriana Skylar Mastro (@osmastro), Susan Shirk (@SusanShirk1), Richard Haass (@RichardHaass), Peter Bergen (@peterbergencnn)
Air date:08/07/22
Aug 7, 2022
Will Speaker Pelosi go to Taiwan? If she does, how will China react? Fareed Zakaria GPS
As Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi departs for her trip to Asia, Fareed asks Adm. Mike Mullen (Ret.), former Joint Chiefs Chairman, if she will visit Taiwan and how China might react. Pivoting to the war in Ukraine, Fareed asks Mullen if Kyiv can be successful in its attempts to take back territory from Russia. Plus, an inside look at one of the most influential companies you've probably never heard of: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. Fareed sits down with its chairman, Mark Liu, to talk technology, politics in the region and why war with China would be a lose-lose-lose situation.
GUESTS: Mike Mullen, Mark Liu
Jul 31, 2022
Climate change, inflation and Ukraine’s worried neighbor Fareed Zakaria GPS
As parts of Europe and the U.S. experience record heat, Fareed talks to the Chief Heat Officer of Athens, Greece, about how to adapt to climate change - now that it’s here.  Then, should President Biden declare a climate emergency, what are his powers to deal with climate change? Michigan Law professor Leah Litman tells Fareed. And, as inflation hits a forty-year high, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers talks to Fareed about whether we’re headed into a recession. Plus, the Prime Minist...Show moreer of Moldova Natalia Gavrilita on her country’s fears that President Putin may target them next.
Guests: Eleni Myrivili (@leniomyrivili), Leah Litman (@LeahLitman) , Larry Summers (@LHSummers), Natalia Gavrilița (@natgavrilita).
Air Date: 07/24/22
Jul 24, 2022
President Biden travels to the Middle East Fareed Zakaria GPS
Following President Biden’s first Middle East trip and on the eve of President Putin’s trip to Tehran, Fareed asks Vali Nasr, Professor of International Affairs and Middle East Studies at Johns Hopkins University if new cold war divisions are solidifying in the Middle East. Then, President of Iraq, Barham Salih, sits down with Fareed to discuss Washington’s reset with Riyadh, Iraqi democracy, the Iran nuclear deal, and why Arab countries need to work together to create security and prosperity. Plus, Finnish Foreign Minister Pekka Haavisto on his country’s bid to join NATO, and Russia’s long war in Ukraine.
Jul 17, 2022
An assassination, a resignation, and an interview with Henry Kissinger Fareed Zakaria GPS
After the shocking assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Fareed talks to Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group and a man who knew Abe well, about what this means for Japan and what legacy Abe leaves behind. Then, Camilla Cavendish, former policy director for then-Prime Minister David Cameron, explains why Boris Johnson was forced to resign as prime minister of the United Kingdom and what comes next. Plus, 99-year-old Henry Kissinger sits down with Fareed to discuss th...Show moree leadership of Vladmir Putin, the state of the war in Ukraine and what January 6th means for the future of American democracy. And General John Raymond, head of the U.S. Space Force, tells Fareed about the every higher stakes in space as China and Russia try to dominate this new domain of international competition.
Jul 10, 2022
CNN Special Report | Saudi Arabia: Kingdom of Secrets Fareed Zakaria GPS
CNN's Fareed Zakaria explores a country where women are property, music and movies are evil - until a new Crown Prince brings unimaginable freedoms. But there is a dark side - is Saudi Arabia's new regime guilty of murder? Fareed focuses on the deeply troubled U.S.-Saudi relationship, from 9/11 to the current crisis.
Jul 3, 2022
The post-Roe America Fareed Zakaria GPS
After the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Fareed looks at the legal and political implications and how US abortion rights compare to other countries around the world. He talks with Emily Bazelon of The New York Times Magazine and Margot Sanger-Katz who covers health for The New York Times. Then, as G7 leaders gather in Germany, can they keep the pressure on Russia? And what does the collapse of Israel’s governing coalition mean for the country and the Middle East? Council on Foreign Rel...Show moreations President Richard Haass and Financial Times Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist Gideon Rachman join Fareed for a panel discussion. Plus: In France’s legislative elections last Sunday, both the far left and far right made gains. Who are the voters embracing these extremes? Fareed asks The Economist’s Paris bureau chief, Sophie Pedder.Guests: Emily Bazelon (@emilybazelon), Margot Sanger-Katz (@sangerkatz) , Gideon Rachman (@gideonrachman), Richard Haass, (@RichardHaass), Sophie Pedder (@PedderSophie)
Air Date: 06/26/22
Jun 26, 2022
Russia’s ongoing attack on Ukraine Fareed Zakaria GPS
Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.) and Adm. James Stavridis (Ret.) join Fareed to discuss this phase of the war in Ukraine, and the crucial question for Ukraine’s economy- getting through Russia's Black Sea blockade. Then, Fareed asks CNN global economic analyst Rana Foroohar what's behind red-hot inflation and how the government can get prices under control. Plus, Tarek Masoud, professor of Democracy & Governance at Harvard University, on the promise and peril of Biden's upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia.
GUESTS: James Stavridis (@stavridisj), David Petraeus, Rana Foroohar (@RanaForoohar), Tarek Masoud.
Jun 19, 2022
A Potentially “Fatal Blow” to the Iran Nuclear Deal and Decades-high Inflation in the U.S. Fareed Zakaria GPS
CNN's Matthew Chance reports from Kyiv on Russia's slow and steady advances in Ukraine. As Iran moved to remove 27 cameras from monitoring its nuclear sites, the director general of the IAEA, Rafael Mariano Grossi, joins Fareed to discuss the fate of the Iran nuclear deal. Then, is the economy really that bad? Ben Bernanke, former chair of the Federal Reserve gives Fareed the economic forecast. Plus, Shannon O'Neil, a vice president and senior fellow for Latin America studies at the Council on F...Show moreoreign Relations, comments on recent elections in Latin America and whether there is a populist wave from the left. And, David Gergen, presidential adviser for four presidents, on his new book "Hearts Touched with Fire."
Jun 12, 2022
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