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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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Outstanding

By Mayanrn - Oct 04 2019
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Always in my weekly must listen list

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By Sandy McP - Sep 17 2019
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Love the show and intellectual conversation yet constant interruptions

iTunes Ratings

1462 Ratings
Average Ratings
1076
122
66
53
145

Outstanding

By Mayanrn - Oct 04 2019
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Always in my weekly must listen list

Commercials

By Sandy McP - Sep 17 2019
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Love the show and intellectual conversation yet constant interruptions

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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: 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? via Knit

Dec 04 2017

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Rank #2: Fareed's Take; Trump After Asia Trip: "America Is Back!"; Europe's Far-Right Resurgence; What In The World; America's New Gilded Age; Is Islamic Terrorism On The Run?; GPS Challenge

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Crisis in Zimbabwe; Ferguson: Zimbabwe, Once One Of the Richest Countries In Sub-Saharan Africa, Was Pretty Much Ruined By Mugabe; Ferguson: The Obama Admin's Handling Of N. Korea Situation Was Disastrous; Ferguson: Obama Officials Said It Would Be 5 Years Before N. Korea Had An ICBM. It Was 5 Months; Last Saturday, Poland's Independence Day Events Were Disrupted By Groups Of Nationalists and Fascists Burning Flares and Chanting Xenophobic Slogans; Ferguson: "It Turns Out That Actually There;s Plenty Of Pretty Nasty Right-Wing Populism In Central Europe;Would Britons Vote For Brexit Again Today?; McElvoy: Brits Would Vote For Brexit Again Today, As They Would If You Had Called The Vote Almost Anytime Since the 1990's; McElvoy: 52% Of Brits Voted In Favor Of Brexit - That's Not Just The Fringe Of Society; McElvoy: The Question We Need To Ask Ourselves Is WHY Brexit Happened; In A Major Speech In Warsaw In July Trump Said, "The Fundamental Question Of Our Time Is Whether The West Had The Will To Survive.'; Sikorski: Trump Praised Poland For The Warsaw Uprising- The Biggest Disaster In Our History; Ferguson: If You Talk About Western Civilization, You're Not Necessarily A White Supremacist; Sikorski: Whatever Pain EU Member States Will Suffer From Brexit, Britain Will Suffer 3 to 5 Times More, Under A No-Deal Scenario; Ray Dalio's Hedge Fund, Bridgewater Associates, Is The Largest In The World, With About $150 Billion Under Management; Does Radical Transparency At Work Actually Work?; Dalio: Bridgewater's Culture Of Radical Transparency Fosters Independent Thinking And Smart Collective Decision -Making; Rushdie: A French Journalist Friend Told ME ISIS Members Make Good Terrorists But Bad Soldiers; Rushdie: The Cancer Within Islam Isn't I Remission, But It's Having A Bad Time Right Now, And That's Good For All Of Us; In 1989, Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini Issued A Fatwa Calling For The Death Of Salman Rushdie For His Allegedly Blasphemous Novel "The Satanic Verses"; Urban VS Rural: A Global Struggle; Salman Rushdie Is The Award-Winning Author Of 12 Novels, Which "Have Been Translated Into More Than 40 Languages. "The Golden house" Is His Latest; Rushdie: We've Moved from The Incredible Optimism of Obama's Election To Its Antithesis; A Novelist Inspired By Real-Life Politics; Rushdie: If I Had Presented The Trump Presidency To My Editors As A Piece Of Fiction, They Would Have Told Me To Go Away. It's Implausible; Rushdie: It's Very Difficult Sometimes For People To Judge The Truth From Untruth via Knit

Nov 19 2017

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Rank #3: Fareed's take; Trump's controversial Jerusalem decision; For Arabs, is Iran more concerning than Israel? What in the world; U.N. Secretary-General on Jerusalem; Who will fill the vacuum left by America? U.N. Chief on what to do about North Korea

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why Jerusalem matters; a debate in the global public square; former diplomat Dore Gold on Israel's diplomatic doctrine; the U.S. is a beacon of inequality in the world; how archaeologists measure inequality; Guterres: I was quite hopeful about Pres. Trump's efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; Guterres: I don't think China controls North Korea via Knit

Dec 10 2017

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Rank #4: On GPS: Britain's Brexit Bedlam & Israel's shadow war with Iran

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What's next for Brexit? And, for Britain? Fareed speaks to an all-star panel about Britain's battle over Brexit politics. Then the NY Times' Ronen Bergman tells Fareed why Israel's shadow war with Iran has come out into the open. And, former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis weighs in on the greatest national security threats the country faces.

GUESTS: Zanny Minton Beddoes, David Miliband, George Osborne, Ronen Bergman, Gen. James Mattis (Ret.) via Knit

Sep 08 2019

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Rank #5: An exclusive interview with the Turkish Prime Minister on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen and Turkey's state of emergency Has Trump's first trip to Asia strengthened or weakened America's position abroad?

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On GPS, an exclusive interview with the Turkish Prime Minister on former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Turkish cleric Fethullah Gulen and Turkey's state of emergency. Also, has Trump's first trip to Asia strengthened or weakened America's position abroad? Finally, just what IS the Crown Prince up to in Saudi Arabia?

GUESTS: Elise Hu, Ian Bremmer, Richard Haass, Ali Shihabi, Binali Yildirim via Knit

Nov 12 2017

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Rank #6: 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. via Knit

Apr 22 2018

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Rank #7: 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? via Knit

Feb 18 2018

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Rank #8: 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 via Knit

Jan 13 2019

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Rank #9: 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? via Knit

Sep 16 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 via Knit

Sep 02 2018

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Rank #11: March 17, 2019: Mosque attack in New Zealand and fallout from latest Brexit vote

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On GPS, Fareed is joined by an all-star panel to discuss the terror attack in New Zealand and the fallout from this week's votes in British parliament on Brexit. Also, Ukraine's upcoming election is already the victim of meddling - what can the US learn? Finally, actor Dev Patel on his new film "Hotel Mumbai" about that city's devastating 2008 terror attack. via Knit

Mar 17 2019

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Rank #12: World Leaders Gather At G7 Summit; Asia In The Trump ERA Is The East Stronger Or Weaker?; Cuisine To Combat Climate Change

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Iran's Zarif Arrives at G7, Will Not Meet With US Delegation; Trump Threatens To Escalate Trade War With China; How Carnivores Contribute To The Climate Crisis Turning Back The Clock On Time Zones; via Knit

Aug 25 2019

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Rank #13: 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. via Knit

Jul 07 2019

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Rank #14: 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. via Knit

Sep 09 2018

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Rank #15: 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 via Knit

Jan 06 2019

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Rank #16: 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. via Knit

Jul 22 2018

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Rank #17: World Affairs With Fareed Zakaria

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On GPS, Mexico's Foreign Minister, Luis Videgaray, on how his country views Trump's plans for a border wall. Also, Trump seemed to open the door to Iran this week. Did Iran just close that door? via Knit

Aug 05 2018

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Rank #18: August, 18 2019: Is the world ready for a recession? Fareed has an all-star panel to discuss.

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It's been 10 years since the last global financial crisis. Is the next one around the corner? Is the world prepared to handle it? Fareed delves into the possibilities with Rana Foroohar, Richard Haass, and Ed Luce. And, the climate crisis has been dealt by the rich, and felt by the poor. Mary Robinson tells Fareed how this wrong can be righted. Also, Tara Westover (author of the best-seller "Educated") on her journey from no formal schooling to a PhD from Cambridge.

GUESTS: Rana Foroohar, Edward Luce, Richard Haass, Mary Robinson, Tara Westover via Knit

Aug 18 2019

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Rank #19: What does the Iran deal really say? Why Trump is manufacturing an immigration crisis? And will North Korea end its nuclear program?

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As the clock ticks down on the Iran nuclear deal & North Korea negotiations, can Pres. Trump prevent a meltdown? Lead Iran negotiator Ernie Moniz, former CIA Korea analyst Sue Mi Terry, and former head of Mossad Danny Yatom join Fareed. Also, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes' plan to start to right the wrongs of American inequality. The guests today were Ernest Moniz, Danny Yatom, Sue Mi Terry, Chris Hughes. This episode aired on Sunday, May 6th at 10a.m. and at 1p.m. E.S.T. on CNN. via Knit

May 06 2018

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Rank #20: 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 via Knit

Jul 28 2019

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