Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.

Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.


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Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.






Amanpour: Hatice Cengiz, Sarah Leah Whitson, Chuck Hagel, Deirdre Fishel, Catherine "CJ" Johnson and Errol Louis

As the U.S. intelligence report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is released finding Mohammed bin Salman responsible for approving the operation, Christiane Amanpour gets an emotional reaction from Hatice Cengiz, Jamal's fiancée, and analysis from Sarah Leah Whitson, Executive Director of Democracy for the Arab World Now. Chuck Hagel, former U.S. Defense Secretary, discusses the implications of the report as it comes in the wake of the airstrike on Iran-backed militia groups in...


Amanpour: Linda Sanchez, Andrea Martinez, Jodie Foster, Nancy Hollander and Reuben Miller

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez tells Christiane Amanpour about the immigration bill she introduced and why now is the time to pass this reform. Andrea Martinez, immigration attorney, discusses the human impact immigration policy has and her work to reunite families separated under Trump's zero tolerance policy. Actress Jodie Foster and lawyer Nancy Hollander talk about the new film "The Mauritanian" and the real life story of detention at Guantanamo Bay that inspired it. Our Michel Martin talks...


Amanpour: David Cameron, Samuel Burke and Julia Marcus

David Cameron, former British Prime Minister, discusses his call to action for energy investment in fragile states where the pandemic has hit the hardest. Samuel Burke, host of "Suddenly Family", discusses his family's shocking DNA discovery that led to making a podcast about other lives turned upside down by at home genetic tests. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Julia Marcus, Infectious Disease Epidemiologist at Harvard University, about how to mitigate the risk of covid in a sustainable way....


Amanpour: Nadhim Zahawi, Ran Balicer, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Steve Wood, Kevin Macdonald and Kurt Bardella

Nadhim Zahawi, UK Vaccines Minister, and Ran Balicer, Chair of Israel's Covid-19 National Experts Panel discuss the successful vaccine rollout schemes in their countries. Mohamedou Ould Slahi, former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Steve Wood, a former guard at the detention camp, and director Kevin Macdonald discuss their new film "The Mauritanian" based on Mohamedou's book "Guantanamo Diary". Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Kurt Bardella, former senior adviser to The Lincoln Project, about the...


Amanpour: Anote Tong, Aliza Ayaz, Steven Yeun and Bill Gates

Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati, and Aliza Ayaz, climate activist and UN Youth Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the very real effects of the climate crisis in Kiribati and Pakistan - and what might change now the U.S. has rejoined the Paris Climate Accord. Actor Steven Yeun discusses his new film "Minari" about a Korean family trying to build a new life in rural Arkansas. Our Walter Isaacson talks to billionaire philanthropist Bill...


Amanpour: Lina al-Hathloul, David Olusoga, Jake Sullivan and Shoshana Zuboff

Lina al-Hathloul, sister of Saudi women's rights activist, Loujain al-Hathloul, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss her sister's release from prison and her views on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. She argues he is not a reformer and that in Saudi Arabia, "activism is considered terrorism". We look at the history behind vaccine hesitancy in minorities with historian David Olusoga. He explains how he's campaigning to get minority communities in the UK to take the vaccine and why that...


Amanpour: Nathalie Tocci, Vali Nasr, Stacey Holman and Lee Daniels

Can President Biden reverse the Trump administration’s withdrawal from the Iran Nuclear Deal? Former State Department adviser Vali Nasr and EU foreign policy adviser Nathalie Tocci join Christiane Amanpour to discuss what it will take to revive the deal. Then Stacey Holman, series producer and director of "The Black Church", explains how the resilient institution has sustained African Americans for 400 years. Our Michel Martin also talks to Oscar-winning director Lee Daniels about his new...


Amanpour: Terry Branstad, Robin Wright, Dr. James Gordon and Stacey Plasket

Former Ambassador to China Terry Branstad joins Christiane Amanpour to talk China and Trump. He describes meeting Xi Jinping in the 1980s when he was the Iowa governor Xi was a young Communist official. Actor and director Robin Wright and trauma specialist Dr. James Gordon discuss working together on the new film "Land"; a story of human resilience and hope at its core. Then Michel Martin speaks to Delegate for the U.S. Virgin Islands Stacey Plaskett about her experience as one of the nine...


Amanpour: Tom Malinowski, Heather McGhee and Dr. Eric Topol

A journalist on the ground in Myanmar gives Christiane Amanpour the scene from the streets as thousands of protesters continue their resistance to the military coup. Then Congressman Tom Malinowski weighs in; he says the coup and struggle for democracy in Myanmar is going to be protracted but that it will be a no-win situation for the military. Turning to race and equality, policy expert Heather McGhee, author of the book "The Sum of Us," says diversity could be America's superpower, but...


Amanpour: Peter Westmacott, Samantha Stark and Bill Cassidy

What can Biden’s America can offer the world? Former British ambassador Peter Westmacott, author of "They Call It Diplomacy," joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss. He says that despite a "nasty bump," the U.S. can be a guiding light for democracy. Then the documentary that everyone has been talking about; Samantha Stark, the director behind "Framing Britney Spears," explains what she learned about the pop icon and her controversial conservatorship. Out of 50 Republican senators, only seven...


Amanpour: Tawakkol Karman, Robert Worth, Stanley Tucci and Jason Stanley

The complex proxy war in Yemen has been raging for 7 years and has caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. But will President Biden offer a road to peace? Activist Tawakkol Karman, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner, and journalist Robert Worth join Christiane Amanpour to explain what it will take. Former FBI Special Agent Asha Rangappa says the Trump team's impeachment defense, that his speech was protected, does not hold water as a legal issue. She argues that his lawyers have an uphill...


Amanpour: Derek Mitchell, Noah Feldman, Phoebe Bridgers, Ronan Farrow

As mass protests continue in Myanmar, former US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the situation on the ground and his worries for the safety of demonstrators. Turning to U.S. politics and the second impeachment of Donald Trump, constitutional law scholar and Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman says republicans are clinging to the constitutionality argument to avoid convicting Trump. He says this is a bad argument. With a new album, four Grammy...


Amanpour: Angus Thomson, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, Judy Collins and Nikki King

Dr Matshidiso Moeti, W.H.O regional director for Africa, and Angus Thomson of UNICEF, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest in the coronavirus pandemic, specifically the study on the AstraZeneca vaccine's efficacy against the South Africa variant. Then folk singer Judy Collins talks about her return to New York's The Town Hall and reflects on her 60-year career that helped launch Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen. And lastly, our Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Nikki King, manager of...


Amanpour: Bob Menendez, Nury Turkel, Viggo Mortensen, Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain

Senator Bob Menendez joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss America’s new foreign policy goals under President Biden and how the U.S. plans to regain its respect on the world stage. He digs into how Biden is approaching the alleged genocide of Muslim Uyghur’s in China. Then Uyghur-American lawyer Nury Turkel further highlights China’s treatment of the Ughurs, calling it modern-day slavery that the world is failing to stop. In his new film "Falling," Viggo Mortensen takes on his directorial...


Amanpour: Asa Hutchinson, Tobias Lindholm, Ingrid Wall, Joachim Wall and Andrew Ross Sorkin

Republican Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why he thinks Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene should not be on committee assignments. Then, Ingrid and Joachim Wall speak to Amanpour, along with Director Tobias Lindholm, about the gruesome murder of their daughter Kim Wall, and the investigation’s portrayal in the new series, “The Investigation.” Financial Columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks to Walter Isaacson about what the GameStop trading frenzy means for...


Amanpour: Tim Harford, Dr. Helen Rees, Ebs Burnough and Charles Blow

Journalist Tim Harford and renowned medical researcher Dr. Helen Rees join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest on covid-19 vaccines and the spread of disinformation. Then, CNN’s Phil Black spends some time with bereaved families who have tragically lost loved ones to the virus. Director Ebs Burnough speaks to Amanpour about his debut film about the American author Truman Capote. Author Charles Blow talks to Hari Sreenivasan about his book, "The Devil You Know: A Black Power Manifesto."...


Amanpour: Sergey Markov, Marina Litvinenko, Kehinde Wiley and Adam Grant

Sergey Markov, Director of the Institute of Political Studies, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny's sentencing to two and a half years in jail. Marina Litvinenko, widow of Alexander Litvinenko, talks about the ongoing protests across the country and the her unique perspective following her husband's death in 2006 that was likely at the hands of President Putin. Artist Kehinde Wiley, best known for his presidential portrait of Barak Obama, discusses...


Amanpour: Javad Zarif, Tom Andrews, Eliot Higgins and Emily Ramshaw

In an exclusive interview, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tells Christiane Amanpour that the U.S. has "a limited window of opportunity" to return to the Iran nuclear deal. As President Biden threatens to review sanctions on Myanmar following the military's staged coup, Tom Andrews, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Myanmar, discusses how the situation arose. Eliot Higgins, founder of Bellingcat and author of the new book "We are Bellingcat: An Intelligence Agency for the People", discuss his...


Amanpour: Martin Baron, Ahdaf Soueif, Amna Guellali, Chris Young and Kevin Sharp

Washington Post executive editor Marty Baron is retiring after a legendary career in journalism. He joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his life and legacy and how he credits his 'strong sense of mission' for his success. Then looking back at the Arab Spring ten years on; Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Souief and Amnesty International's Amna Guellali discuss how the region has changed since the revolutions one decade ago. Chris Young was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 22 due to...


Amanpour: Judea Pearl, Mariana Mazzucato, Stuart Stevens and Jon Batiste

As Pakistan's Supreme Court orders the release of the four men accused and previously convicted of the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl in 2002, Christiane Amanpour is joined by his father Judea Pearl to reflect on the loss of his son and getting justice. Economist Mariana Mazzucato talks about her new book "Mission Economy" and how the public and private sectors must collaborate to tackle the world's big problems. Then former Republican consultant and author of "It Was All a Lie",...