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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

1809 Ratings
Average Ratings
1326
151
88
65
179

Intelligent show for intelligent people

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

The best!

By Cindoc - Oct 27 2019
Read more
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

Latest release on May 24, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: April 5, 2020 | On GPS: Covid-19 spurs economic crisis, gives way to a power grab in Hungary & forces globe's largest democracy into lockdown

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Airdate April 5 2020: Covid-19 grips the global economy, will this lead to the next great recession? Or worse, a depression? Paul Krugman, Zanny Minton Beddoes and Ian Bremmer tell Fareed what to expect economically in coming months. Then, in Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban now rules by decree. Michael Ignatieff and Valerie Hopkins tell Fareed how the pandemic played a role in what may be the end of democracy in that country. And, the largest lockdown in history: how is India handling it? Barkha Dutt explains.

GUESTS: Paul Krugman, Zanny Minton Beddoes, Ian Bremmer, Michael Ignatieff, Valerie Hopkins, Barkha Dutt

Apr 05 2020

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Rank #2: 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.

Jan 05 2020

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Rank #3: March 29, 2020 | On GPS: The coronavirus crisis-what can the U.S. learn from Singapore's flattened curve & when can America get back to work?

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Airdate March 29 2020: In an exclusive interview, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong tells Fareed what the U.S. can learn from Singapore, the city-state that managed to flatten the curve. And, should the healthy and young in America get back to work? Will COVID create another Great Depression? A great debate on the best way to save lives and salvage the economy with Rana Foroohar, Dr. David Katz and Donald McNeil.

GUESTS: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Rana Foroohar, Dr. David Katz, Donald McNeil

Mar 29 2020

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Rank #4: The End of American Democracy?; Less Than 200 Days Until Midterm Elections; What's Next for Cuba?

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Ronan Farrow tells Fareed about the sad state of US diplomacy. Then, has the Grand Old Party become the Party of Trump? And, what next for Cuba as 59 years of rule by the Castro brothers comes to an end?

"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.

Apr 22 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.

Jul 07 2019

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Rank #6: 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?

Sep 16 2018

38mins

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Rank #7: 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

Jan 13 2019

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Rank #8: 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

Nov 03 2019

37mins

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Rank #9: Bill Gates tells Fareed his thoughts on the Trump presidency, and about his life's second act: giving away the billions he made at Microsoft. Then, what to make of Pyongyang's Olympic charm offensive? A serious overture toward peace, or too good to be tru

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Fareed's take on the Middle East Morrass; How Will The U.S. Respond to Russian Meddling?; Bill Gates on Remaining Optimistic in Today's World; Inside the Mind of Kim Jong Un; Prospects for Peace on the 38th Parallel?

Feb 18 2018

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Rank #10: Fareed's take on the tech companies that dominate the American economy (and life); Is America ascendant... or on the decline?; What in the world? How to fix America's schools; How to fix politics, Moyo: my book was born out of frustration

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A new direction on tech, courtesy of India; Silicon Valley should prepare for a new power dynamic; Beyond the Beltway: the state of the real America; Journalists James and Deborah Fallows have been traversing America & visiting small cities & towns in their single-engine plane for years; Fallows: if a town or city has a craft brewing industry, it gets half point on our scale of "signs of civic success"!; Brill: this job training program takes people who average $18k/year and 11 months later they graduate into jobs that pay $85k/year/ Brill: the U.S. is learning the lesson that you need leaders who are qualified, prepared and have answers/ Brill: If enough water mains break ad enough bridges collapse at the same time, America will understand the need to spend $$$; Deborah Fallows: When we went into towns across the country, we never asked about national politics & nobody brought it up;
What America can learn from other countries about education; Schleicher: Chinese parents spend on education. American, European parents spend on consumption; At the OECD, Andreas Schleicher oversees the PISA exams which test students in 72 countries to evacuate educational systems; Schleicher: in the world's best educational systems, neither wealth or background matter to performance; Schleicher: The least wealthy 10% of students in Shanghai do as well on the PISA math test as America's wealthiest 10%; Ten steps to better democracy; In search of lost time, why medieval peasants understood time better than we do; Rovelli: Trains were the main reason for the standardization of time; The mystery of time, Rovelli: there's no more time up there than down here; Rovelli: time is tied to everything that makes us suffer; Physicist Carlo Rovelli on how time shapes our identities

Sep 02 2018

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Rank #11: March 15, 2020 | On GPS: Tony Blair, Larry Summers, Tom Frieden and Matteo Renzi - tackling all the angles on the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Airdate March 15 2020: How lethal could the coronavirus be? Is the pandemic pushing the US and/or the world into a recession? Are the world's leaders handling the outbreak appropriately? What can different countries learn from each other? Fmr. CDC Director Tom Frieden, Fmr. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers and Fmr. Prime Ministers Tony Blair of the UK and Matteo Renzi of Italy join Fareed to answer these questions and more. GUESTS: Tom Frieden, Larry Summers, Tony Blair, Matteo Renzi

Mar 15 2020

38mins

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Rank #12: 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

Dec 22 2019

37mins

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Rank #13: What is the state of U.S.-Russia relations after the controversial Helsinki summit? Then, could Russia hack the 2018 election?

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The Helsinki summit raised more questions than it answered. What is the state of U.S.-Russia relations? Then, NY Times national security correspondent David Sanger explains how Russia could meddle in the 2018 elections.

Jul 22 2018

39mins

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Rank #14: 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

Mar 10 2019

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Rank #15: 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.

Sep 09 2018

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Rank #16: 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

Jan 06 2019

42mins

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Rank #17: 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

Jul 28 2019

37mins

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Rank #18: November, 17 2019: On GPS: The OTHER nation at the center of the impeachment inquiry - all about Ukraine.

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Airdate November 17 2019: The OTHER nation at the center of the impeachment inquiry - all about Ukraine. How did Obama policy towards the nation differ from Trump's? Fareed talks to Amb. Philip Gordon, who oversaw Ukraine policy in the Obama administration. Also, we've heard Washington's side of the Ukraine story over and over. On GPS, you'll hear from Kyiv. What does Ukraine make of their President's response to Trump's pressure? Fareed finds out from two former members of Ukraine's parliament. Then, Hong Kong's violent protests continue to escalate. Fareed talks to Nathan Law, a leader of the pro-democracy movements and a founder of Hong Kong's opposition party, to find out what the endgame is. GUESTS: Philip Gordon, Svitlana Zalishchuk, Mustafa Nayyem, Nina Jankowicz, Nathan Law, Andrew McAfee

Nov 17 2019

37mins

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Rank #19: November 24, 2019 | On GPS: The impeachment inquiry, Israel's indictment of PM Netanyahu and hate in America

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Airdate November 24, 2019: An all-star panel joins Fareed to talk about impeachment, Israel's indictment of PM Netanyahu, Iran's protests and more. Also, Pres. Putin expressed happiness about what he was hearing from the impeachment inquiry. Why? Fareed talks to Andrey Kortunov, who runs a top think-tank in Moscow. And former Time editor Rick Stengel asks if America needs new laws regulating hate speech.

GUESTS: Tom Friedman, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Ian Bremmer, Andrey Kortunov, Richard Stengel

Nov 24 2019

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Rank #20: 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

Feb 17 2019

39mins

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