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

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

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Intelligent show for intelligent people

By ORD 767 FO - May 04 2020
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I always feel smarter after I listen to Fareed. You should definitely hear this.

The best!

By Cindoc - Oct 27 2019
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The pros pro! Not sure if I want to listen as pod or via CNN but nice to have either option.

iTunes Ratings

1833 Ratings
Average Ratings
1346
150
89
66
182

Intelligent show for intelligent people

By ORD 767 FO - May 04 2020
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I always feel smarter after I listen to Fareed. You should definitely hear this.

The best!

By Cindoc - Oct 27 2019
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The pros pro! Not sure if I want to listen as pod or via CNN but nice to have either option.
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Fareed Zakaria GPS

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

Rank #1: 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?

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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.

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Jan 05 2020

44mins

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Rank #2: Former National security adviser Flynn pleads guilty; Global lessons on fixing taxes; How is America's character changing

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Former National security adviser Flynn pleads guilty; North Korea says new missile can hit anywhere in U.S.; Sec'y of state Tillerson: will he stay or will he go? ; Turmoil at the U.S. State Department; Trump expected to recognize Jerusalem; Tax agents in many countries at work; Global lessons on how to really fix taxes; The Trump effect in Iran; Feeling like an outsider in your own country; Has Trump given license to racists and anti-Semites; Ending DACA; How is America's character changing?

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Dec 04 2017

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Rank #3: January 13, 2019: Trump's Emergency Powers & Pompeo in Arabia

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On GPS: What could President Trump do if he declares a national emergency? Fareed digs into the powers Trump could grab, with Elizabeth Goitein and John Yoo. Then, what to make of Sec. of State Mike Pompeo's visit to the Middle East this week? Robin Wright, Tarek Masoud, and Martin Indyk try to pick out the signal from the noise of the Trump administration's mixed messages on this crucial region.

GUESTS: Elizabeth Goitein, John Yoo, Robin Wright, Tarek Masoud, Martin Indyk, Oby Ezekwesili

January 13, 2019

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Jan 13 2019

39mins

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Rank #4: Bob Woodward on what Trump's advisers call the "Big Problem"; Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers; Can the Pope and the Church survive?

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Bob Woodward on what Trump's advisers call the "Big Problem" and a White House where fear & chaos shape policy. Also, ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, could the US handle a new financial crisis? And, as allegations of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics come in by the thousands, can the Pope and the Church survive?

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Sep 16 2018

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Rank #5: July 7, 2019: How to Lead: A Fareed Zakaria GPS Special

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Fareed Zakaria hosts a special edition of Fareed Zakaria GPS that explores what qualities and experiences make the best leaders. Interviews include leaders in government, business, the U.S. Military, and a Pulitzer prize-winning historian.

Guests: Bill Gates, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Rep. John Lewis, Gen. Stanley McChrystal.

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Jul 07 2019

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Rank #6: January 6, 2019: Trends to Track in 2019

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On GPS: Fareed breaks down what stories, trends, and tropes to watch in 2019 with Ian Bremmer, Rana Foroohar, & David Miliband. Then, the man Trump calls the "leading authority" on China defends tariffs and the trade war.

GUESTS: Ian Bremmer, Rana Foroohar, David Miliband, Michael Pillsbury, Steven Johnson

January 6, 2019

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Jan 06 2019

42mins

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Rank #7: John Kerry joins Fareed to talk about what he has called a "constitutional crisis" at the White House, the upcoming 2018 midterm elections, and his plans for 2020.

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On GPS: John Kerry joins Fareed to discuss what he has called a "constitutional crisis" at the White House, the Trump/Putin relationship, the upcoming midterm elections and...will Kerry challenge Trump for the presidency in 2020? Guests are John Kerry, Carl Bildt, and Jonathan Haidt. Airdate is September 9, 2018.

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Sep 09 2018

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Rank #8: January 20th, 2018: Tony Blair calls for a new Brexit referendum

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Airdate January 20, 2019: On GPS: Former UK PM Tony Blair calls for a new referendum on Brexit after the defeat of PM May's deal in Parliament. Then, Aaron Sorkin joins Fareed to talk about his new Broadway production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" and what it tells us about race in America - then and now.
GUESTS: Tony Blair, Aaron Sorkin

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Jan 20 2019

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Rank #9: Bill Gates & Tax Rates

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On GPS: After giving BILLIONS of his own fortune away to causes like education, polio, and malaria, Bill Gates tells Fareed what he makes of proposals to raise taxes on the wealthy. Then, Stanford computer scientist Daphne Koller on the revolution that might just save your life - when A.I. meets medicine.

Guests: Bill Gates, Daphne Koller

2/17/19

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Feb 17 2019

39mins

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Rank #10: March 10, 2019: Politicos under Pressure!

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Airdate March 10, 2019:  On GPS: Riyadh feels the heat as powerful voices call for accountability for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Will the Kingdom step up? In Jerusalem, Bibi Netanyahu faces serious corruption indictments, just before Israel's April elections. Can he survive? And, as the clock ticks down to PM May's 2nd vote on the Brexit deal, can she avoid another humiliating rejection?

GUESTS: Ali Shihabi, Tal Schneider, Eli Hazan, Anne Applebaum, George Osborne, Robert Sapolsky

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Mar 10 2019

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Rank #11: GOP tax plan watershed in US history?; Putin meets the press; Iraq's new "mission accomplished" moment?; The future of women in the workforce; Has populism peaked?; A Trump boom or a Trump bubble?; Fareed's Christmas gifts recommendations

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GOP tax plan could usher in a bleak future for America

Vladimir Putin usually bases the U.S. in his yearly press conference, his time he praised the President

Isis may have been defeated militarily in Iraq, but not yet politically or ideologically; Trends suggest we'll see more refugees in 2018 & more people displaced long-term; Did Putin "win" the Syria struggle? and his play for prominence around the world

Female participation in the American workforce has flagged, why are fewer women in the U.S. working?; U.S. needs more women in math and science fields

Roy Moore, populism & Donald Trump are we seeing a peak in populism

Are we seeing a boom or bubble under Trump, strongest stock market on record amid weakest economic recovery on record

Fareed's recommendations for Christmas gifts

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Dec 17 2017

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Rank #12: The Venezuela Crisis & A New Atlantic Charter

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An exclusive interview with Juan Guaido's representative in Washington, Carlos Vecchio. What next for Venezuela? Will the crisis end? Then, New York Magazine's David Wallace-Wells tells Fareed why he thinks it's time to panic about climate change.

2/24/19

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Feb 24 2019

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Rank #13: November, 3 2019: On GPS: Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.) on the Baghdadi raid & the future of terrorism

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Air-date November 3 2019: What does the death if ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi mean for the future of terrorism? And for the endless wars in the Middle East? Former CIA director Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.) joins Fareed to answer these questions and more. Then, the House formalizes its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. This all started with a whistle-blower. Fareed explores the fascinating history of whistle-blowers in America's tradition with authors Allison Stanger and Tom Mueller.

GUESTS: Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.), Allison Stanger, Tom Mueller, Jimmy Lai

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Nov 03 2019

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Rank #14: Former CIA Director on the Comey Hearing, Trump, Comey, and The Law: A Legal Debate, Why Are Arab Nations Ganging Up on Qatar?, Climate: America Steps Back, Canada Steps Up

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Former CIA Director on the Comey Hearing, Trump, Comey, & The Law: A Legal Debate, Why Are Arab Nations Ganging Up on Qatar?, Climate: America Steps Back, Canada Steps Up

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Jun 11 2017

39mins

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Rank #15: Fareed digs into President Trump's momentous decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement with an expert panel, including one of the U.S. negotiators on the deal

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"Fareed Zakaria GPS" is CNN's flagship world affairs program. Every week on the show, you will see in-depth interviews with world leaders, newsmakers and analysts who break down the world's toughest problems, you will hear Fareed's "take" on vital subjects, and you will learn what you need to know about the world around you.

GUESTS: Richard Haass, Ernest Moniz, Rana Foroohar, George Osborne, Yuval Harari

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Jun 04 2017

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Rank #16: Fareed asks an expert panel what to make of President's whirlwind overseas trip. Who did he cozy up to, and who got the cold shoulder?

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Airdate May 28, 2017: On GPS Sunday, Fareed asks an expert panel what to make of President's whirlwind overseas trip. Who did he cozy up to, and who got the cold shoulder? And, Fareed gives a warning about the lack of diversity missing from college campuses today: diversity of thought. What in the world? Finally, one scientist's mission to make science cool again in an age of scientific illiteracy.

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May 28 2017

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Rank #17: December 22, 2019 | On GPS: Looking at President Trump's impeachment through the lens of history

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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

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Dec 22 2019

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Rank #18: July 28, 2019: Boris takes 10 Downing Street and promises to Brexit soon. What will it mean for the UK, Europe & the world?

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As Boris Johnson becomes British Prime Minister and promises to leave the EU - even if it means crashing out - in less than 100 days, what would it mean for the UK, Europe & the world? Then, Trump says he could wipe Afghanistan off the face of the earth. The Afghan government called the remark "unacceptable". Fareed talks to Afghanistan's Ambassador to the U.S. Also, how did we get from the Opium Wars of the 1800's to Hong Kong shaken by protests today? Fareed will explain.

Guests: Zanny Minton Beddoes, Niall Ferguson, Richard Haass, Ambassador Roya Rahmani, Dr. Eric Topol

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Jul 28 2019

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Rank #19: France in crisis, Brexit in trouble plus Michael Lewis on the Trump transition

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With Paris rocked by violence and the Brexit deal in peril, what next for Western Europe? Fareed and an all-star panel discuss. Also, bestselling author Michael Lewis joins the show to talk about his new book, "The Fifth Risk."

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Dec 09 2018

39mins

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Rank #20: January 27, 2018: Chaos in Caracas & Davos in the doldrums.

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On GPS: As political chaos plunges Caracas into crisis, Fareed breaks down what's at stake in Venezuela. Then, the view from Davos.  First, Fareed's Take, then Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on her country's recent spats with China and Saudi Arabia.  Finally, a great chat with Jane Goodall about humans and chimps - their similarities and differences!

GUESTS: Ian Bremmer, Michael Penfold, Chrystia Freeland, Jane Goodall

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Jan 27 2019

39mins

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November 29, 2020 | On GPS: Three of the world’s most eminent historians on Trump’s legacy & Biden’s chances of healing a divided nation Biden on foreign policy

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Airdate November 29, 2020: 26 days after the election, Pres. Trump still has not conceded and many senior Republicans have yet to acknowledge the result. How will history look upon this? An all-star panel of historians join Fareed to discuss Donald Trump’s legacy in office and what history tells us about the future of America’s Republican and Democratic parties – Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jon Meacham and Niall Ferguson

GUESTS: Doris Kearns Goodwin, Jon Meacham, Niall Ferguson, Jennifer Doudna

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Nov 29 2020

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November 22, 2020 | On GPS: Bill Gates on the Covid-19 vaccine & how brutal the pandemic will be on the U.S. this winter; how Trump is trying to box in Biden on foreign policy

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Airdate November 15, 2020: Countries in the north are seeing surges as the winter sets in. How bad will it get?  How do the vaccines change the calculus? Fareed talks to Bill Gates about the state of the pandemic. Then, America's role on the world stage—what has it become under the Trump administration? And, how will the next presidency re-shape it? Former US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power and Richard Haass of the Council on Foreign Relations talk to Fareed.  

GUESTS: Bill Gates, Samantha Power, Richard Haass

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Nov 22 2020

38mins

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November 15, 2020 | On GPS: As Trump delegitimizes the U.S. election, how do former key players in Republican administrations react?

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Airdate November 15, 2020: This week, H.R. McMaster, John Bolton, Michael Chertoff and Peggy Noonan. All held important roles in Republican administrations - under Reagan, Bush, and Trump. What do they make of Trump’s unwillingness to concede? How are America’s friends and foes viewing it? Does Trump have a worthy case in any court? And what will this do to an America that is already deeply divided?

GUESTS: H.R. McMaster, John Bolton, Michael Chertoff, Peggy Noonan

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Nov 15 2020

39mins

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November 8, 2020 | On GPS: Joe Biden is elected the 46th President of the United States

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Airdate November 8, 2020: Leaders around the world took to Twitter to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Where will America stand on the world stage with its new leaders at the helm? Ex-Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of Australia, former Deputy Prime Minister Tzipi Livni of Israel, and former Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom David Miliband join Fareed to discuss. Then, Biden's win makes abundantly clear the deep divide America still has to confront. Why is the nation so polarized? And what might bring it back together? Fareed speaks to Ezra Klein and David French.

GUESTS: Kevin Rudd, Tzipi Livni, David Miliband, Ezra Klein, David French

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Nov 08 2020

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November 1, 2020 | How to Lead: A Fareed Zakaria GPS Special

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Airdate November 1, 2020: Fareed Zakaria hosts a special edition of Fareed Zakaria GPS that explores what qualities and experiences make the best leaders. Interviews include leaders in government, business, the U.S. Military, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian.

GUESTS: Bill Gates, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Rep. John Lewis, Gen. Stanley McChrystal

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Nov 01 2020

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October 25, 2020 | On GPS: The presidential election - 9 days out, over 50 million votes cast, who will be in the oval office come January?

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Airdate October 25, 2020: 9 days away from the presidential election, who will sway this election? What will the outcome be and what impacts will it have around the world? Time Magazine's Charlotte Alter, former U.K. finance minister George Osborne, and Eurasia Group's Ian Bremmer join Fareed to discuss. Biden holds a strong lead in the polls, but who will pave his path to victory? Nate Cohn from the New York Times' is back with the latest. And, just how much foreign interference is there and who's responsible for defending the U.S. against it? That and more on voter suppression with ProPublica's Jessica Huseman.

GUESTS: Charlotte Alter, Ian Bremmer, George Osborne, Nate Cohn, Jessica Huseman

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Oct 25 2020

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October 18, 2020 | On GPS: What would foreign policy look like under another term of Trump vs. under a President Biden?

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Airdate October 18, 2020: 16 days to the election. Trump and Biden are worlds apart when it comes to foreign policy. Fareed digs into the differences with Biden foreign policy adviser, Tony Blinken, and former Trump Deputy National Security Adviser, KT McFarland. Then, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers tells Fareed that the true cost of the pandemic for America may be as high as $16 TRILLION. And, after 30 hours of hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, what did we learn? Emily Bazelon and Noah Feldman are back with Fareed to discuss. 

GUESTS: Tony Blinken, KT McFarland, Larry Summers, Emily Bazelon, Noah Feldman

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Oct 18 2020

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October 11, 2020 | On GPS: Al Gore on the 2020 race & whether the world can escape climate change catastrophe; the global rise of far-right extremism

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Airdate October 11, 2020: Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore tells Fareed what he worries about regarding the November election and whether we can escape climate change catastrophe. Then, much of the U.S. and Europe have seen spikes in Covid-19 cases. What can the West learn from the East about managing the pandemic? Epidemiologist Michael Osterholm tells Fareed. And what does the plot to kidnap Michigan's governor tell us about the rise of the far-right in the U.S. and around the world? Cynthia Miller-Idriss and Fareed discuss. 

GUESTS: Al Gore, Michael Osterholm, Cynthia Miller-Idriss

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Oct 11 2020

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October 4, 2020 | On GPS: Covid-19 sends President Trump to the hospital

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Airdate October 4, 2020: President Trump, the first lady, and staffers all contracted Covid-19. How ill is he and what will the coming days bring? Fareed asks Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, former adviser to the Obama White House on health policy and the present advisor to the Biden campaign. And, what can we learn from past U.S. presidents who have fallen ill? CNN presidential historian Tim Naftali tells Fareed. Then, the U.S., Brazil, and the U.K. all rank in the top five nations with the highest Covid-19 death counts AND now all three have also seen their leaders infected. A panel of top reporters dive into what we can learn from responses abroad. Finally, what does Trump's illness mean for the upcoming election and his race against Biden? Nate Cohn of the New York Times tells Fareed what he's seeing in the polls. 

GUESTS: Ezekiel Emanuel, Timothy Naftali, Anne McElvoy, Shasta Darlington, Anton Troianovski, Nate Cohn

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Oct 04 2020

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September 27, 2020 | On GPS: America's potential post-election mess; Trump's Supreme Court Nominee; Javad Zarif on the future of Iran's nuclear deal

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Airdate September 27, 2020: Will the American people choose their next president? Or will the courts? Fareed gives his Take on how the upcoming U.S. election could pan out. And, who is Amy Coney Barrett? Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court would put the Supreme Court on a much more conservative course. What will that mean for the Court and its rulings on America's most contested issues--abortion rights, gun laws, reproductive rights? Legal experts Noah Feldman and Emily Bazelon explain. Then, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tells Fareed about the pressure Iran feels under U.S. sanctions. What's the future of U.S.-Iran relations? Is the nuclear deal still on the table? Zarif speaks to these questions and more. 

GUESTS: Noah Feldman, Emily Bazelon, Javad Zarif

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Sep 27 2020

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September 20, 2020 | On GPS: Bob Woodward on Justice Ginsburg's years on the Supreme Court & Trump's foreign policy; a new kind of peace in the Middle East; the coming climate catastrophe

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Airdate September 20, 2020: Bob Woodward joins Fareed to discuss the political battle ensuing over the Supreme Court vacancy left in the wake of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death earlier this week. And, Woodward in his latest book, "Rage", based on 17 on-the-record-interviews with President Trump, explores the president's alignment with leaders like Xi, Kim, Erdogan, and Putin. Why has Trump favored these strongmen above America's long-standing allies? Fareed and Woodward discuss. Then, with new Arab nations normalizing relations with Israel, will a new kind of peace come to the Middle East? Mina Al-Oraibi, editor-in-chief of the National newspaper based in the UAE, answers these questions and more. Finally, ProPublica senior environmental reporter Abrahm Lustgarten paints a picture of an America where the walls are closing in, thanks to climate change. He brings us a frightening look at our future. 9/20/2020GUESTS: Bob Woodward, Mina Al-Oraibi, Abrahm LustgartenTV-PG 

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Sep 20 2020

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September 13, 2020 | On GPS: Emerging from the era of lockdowns; is there a new kind of peace brewing in the Middle East?; Taiwan's triumph over Covid-19; how to lead & how to succeed.

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Air-date September 13, 2020: After 6 months of lock-downs, schools, office buildings, bars and restaurants around the world are reopening. Is this the end of the pandemic? Or is it just the beginning? Also, Pres. Trump brokered Bahrain's new agreement with Israel. What do the UAE and Bahrain’s peace deals mean for the region? Anne-Marie Slaughter, Zanny Minton Beddoes and Ian Bremmer join Fareed to discuss. Then, Taiwan has so far survived Covid-19 nearly unscathed with just 7 deaths and around 500 cases. What can we learn from the island of 25 million? Chen Chien-jen, Taiwan's former Vice President and an epidemiologist, tells Fareed the story behind the stats. Finally, what makes a leader? What's the secret to their success? David Rubenstein shares his insights with Fareed. 

GUESTS: Anne-Marie Slaughter, Zanny Minton Beddoes, Ian Bremmer, Chen Chien-jen, David Rubenstein

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Sep 13 2020

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August 31st, 2020 | On GPS: How does the world see the United States just two months before the Presidential election? In this special hour of Fareed Zakaria GPS, “How They See Us: A Global View of Trump’s America,”

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Fareed talks to world leaders and thinkers about the response to COVID-19, President Trump’s actions on the world stage, American political partisanship, protests over police shootings, and much more. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, and other voices from around the globe tell Fareed how the world sees America at this critical juncture. Plus, Fareed offers his own thoughts; will the U.S. learn the lessons of the pandemic, or is the world witnessing America’s decline?

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Aug 31 2020

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August 23, 2020 | On GPS: Jared Kushner on stealth fighters, the UAE & Israel and Trump's 2020 campaign; how will Putin react to the unrest in Belarus & the suspected poisoning of Russia's opposition; how to get back to normal without a vaccine

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Airdate August 23 2020: The U.S. is just over 10 weeks away from election day. President Trump's son-in-law and Senior Advisor Jared Kushner joins Fareed to discuss the 2020 election and Israel's formalized peace agreement with the UAE. Then, as unrest stirs on in Belarus, will Russia take advantage of the former Soviet nation? What happened to Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny? Nina Jankowiwcz answers these questions and more. And, life as we knew it could be closer than we think. Harvard Epidemiologist Michael Mina has an idea that could take us back to normalcy before a Covid vaccine. 

GUESTS: Jared Kushner, Nina Jankowicz, Michael Mina

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Aug 23 2020

38mins

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August 16, 2020 | On GPS: A new peace deal in the Middle East, lessons from Denmark’s successful school re-opening, Russia claims another Sputnik moment

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Airdate August 16 2020: The UAE becomes the 3rd Arab nation to normalize relations with Israel, Lebanon teeters on the brink, Hong Kong’s crisis deepens, and protestors contest Belarus’ election results - Fareed talks to former top State Department officials Richard Haass and Anne-Marie Slaughter about all that and Joe Biden’s pick of Kamala Harris as his running mate. Then, as the U.S. struggles to get students back to class, what can it learn from Denmark - the first European country to re-open schools (way back on April 15th)? Danish Education Minister Pernille Rosenkrantz-Theil offers lessons. And Russia claims another Sputnik-like victory, but the world isn’t convinced. So, the question is: who WILL win the race for a Covid-19 vaccine? Fareed looks at the front-runners.

GUESTS: Anne-Marie Slaughter, Richard Haass, Pernille Rosenkrantz-Theil, Bruce Feiler

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Aug 16 2020

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August 9, 2020 | On GPS: Bill Gates on Covid-19 - where did America go wrong? Also, vaccines & treatments; TikTok & big tech

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Airdate August 9 2020: Per capita, the U.S. has about 15 times as many deaths per day from Covid-19 as the E.U., and 25 times that of Canada. Where did America go wrong? And what can be done to get the crisis under control? Billionaire businessman Bill Gates answers these questions and more. And, back to school amidst the pandemic - how do schools reopen safely? Former CDC director Tom Frieden explains. Also, the blast in Beirut deepened Lebanon's already dire situation. What will become of the Paris of the Middle East? Fareed explores. 

GUESTS: Bill Gates, Tom Frieden

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Aug 09 2020

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August 2, 2020 | On GPS: U.S.-China relations at an all-time low; America’s brush with authoritarianism; Covid-19 in the developing world

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Airdate August 2 2020: U.S.-China relations have stooped to new lows. What will it take for relations to warm again? Also, what does the world make of America’s Covid-19 response? Fareed and an all-star panel discuss. Then, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Anne Applebaum tells Fareed about the “seductive lure of authoritarianism” and just how much the U.S. is straying from its democratic roots. Finally, how is the developing world fairing against the pandemic and how might it rebound back to the developed world? The International Rescue Committee’s David Miliband tells Fareed.

GUESTS: Bob Zoellick, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Kishore Mahbubani, Anne Applebaum, David Miliband 

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Aug 02 2020

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July 26, 2020 | On GPS: Federal agents vs protestors in Portland - is this an overreach for Trump?; U.S. says Russia, China & Iran all want to meddle in 2020 election

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Airdate July 26 2020: Federal agents clash with protestors in Portland, Trump says he could deploy as many as 75,000 more such agents to cities across the country. Is this an abuse of power? Former Homeland Security Secretaries Jeh Johnson and Janet Napolitano explain. Then, America's top counterintelligence official says it's not just Russia eyeing the 2020 election, China and Iran are too. What's in it for them? Nina Jankowicz and Laura Rosenberger tell Fareed what to expect as the election approaches. And, which economies will emerge stronger from Covid-19? Morgan Stanley's Ruchir Sharma says one winner will emerge. Finally, Turkey's Hagia Sophia has been reconverted to a mosque. What prompted this move amid the pandemic? Cato Institute's Mustafa Akyol explains. 

GUESTS: Jeh Johnson, Janet Napolitano, Nina Jankowicz, Laura Rosenberger, Ruchir Sharma, Mustafa Akyol

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Jul 26 2020

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July 19, 2020 | On GPS: China's Ambassador on tensions with the U.S.; Tony Blinken on how Biden would conduct foreign policy; Iran's mysterious mishaps

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Airdate July 19 2020: After a dizzying week in U.S.-China relations, as each hurtled sanctions and condemnations at the other, an exclusive interview with China's Ambassador to the U.S., Cui Tiankai. Fareed asks him about the tensions brewing over Hong Kong, the Uyghurs, the South China Sea and more. Then, Biden advisor and former Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken weighs in on the future of relations between the two superpowers. Also: Iran's unexplained incidents, fires and explosions--what's behind them? Or who? The RAND Corporation's Dalia Dassa Kaye helps get to the bottom of the mystery. Finally, what has this pandemic done to humanity? French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy explores the effects of Covid-19 in the U.S. and around the world. 

GUESTS: Cui Tiankai, Tony Blinken, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Bernard-Henri Lévy

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Jul 19 2020

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July 12, 2020 | On GPS: America's stunningly flawed Covid-19 response – the problem and the solutions. Also, is the two-state solution dead? If so, what’s the alternative.

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Airdate July 12 2020:Where did America’s response to Covid-19 go so wrong? Pre-eminent physician Ezekiel Emanuel diagnoses the problem…then Harvard scholar Danielle Allen offers some solutions. And, China's new draconian law threatens Hong Kong's fundamental freedoms. Protest leader Nathan Law tells Fareed what will become of his movement. Then, if Trump's Middle East peace plan put the final nail in the coffin of the two-state solution, what is the alternative? Peter Beinart tells Fareed about his controversial idea.

GUESTS: Ezekiel Emanuel, Danielle Allen, Nathan Law, Peter Beinart

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Intelligent show for intelligent people

By ORD 767 FO - May 04 2020
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I always feel smarter after I listen to Fareed. You should definitely hear this.

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By Cindoc - Oct 27 2019
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The pros pro! Not sure if I want to listen as pod or via CNN but nice to have either option.