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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.

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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The post-Roe America

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...


Russia’s ongoing attack on Ukraine

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...


A Potentially “Fatal Blow” to the Iran Nuclear Deal and Decades-high Inflation in the U.S.

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...


Special Report: Inside the mind of Vladimir Putin

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Fareed talks to Ukraine’s President Zelensky, Poland’s President Duda and Iran’s Foreign Minister

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on ending the war in Ukraine and what the country needs from the rest of the world. Then President Andrzej Duda of Poland on his country’s crucial support to Ukraine. Also, top ministers from Sweden and Finland on why their countries decided to apply to NATO. Plus, Iranian foreign minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on whether the Iran nuclear negotiations will fail. GUESTS: Volodymyr Zelensky, Andrzej Duda (@AndrzejDuda), Pekka Haavisto (@Haavisto),...


Did NATO Expansion Prompt the War in Ukraine?; The Roots of the Racist Theory Behind the Buffalo Shooting

Fareed is joined by former Polish Foreign and National Defense Minister Radosław Sikorski and Charles Kupchan, who served as senior director for European affairs in President Barack Obama’s National Security Council, to discuss if NATO enlargement prompted Putin to invade Ukraine and whether further enlargement - namely Finland and Sweden - will enflame him further. Then, the mass shooting in Buffalo, NY, has called attention to the racist and false “great replacement” conspiracy theory....


Tony Blair On Ukraine, Putin & NATO; A Panel On World Crises

Tony Blair joins Fareed in London to explain how Putin’s war in Ukraine has redefined NATO as Finland and Sweden prepare to apply for membership. Then, Ian Bremmer, president of the Eurasia Group, and Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief of the Economist, discuss how the war in Ukraine has united and divided the world…plus put the world at risk for a global food crisis. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


The Status Of The War In Ukraine And The Grave Humanitarian Crisis It Has Caused; Bill Gates On The Next Pandemic

Fareed talks to Jennifer Cafarella, the chief of staff at the Institute for the Study of War, about Ukraine’s military advantages against Russia. Then, International Rescue Committee President and CEO David Miliband sits down with Fareed to discuss the humanitarian crisis caused by the war. Plus, Bill Gates on his new book “How to Prevent the Next Pandemic” and his plan to unite the world against the next inevitable outbreak. Air date: 05/08/22 To learn more about how CNN protects listener...


Ukraine’s Second Most Powerful Politician And Taiwan’s Foreign Minister

Ukraine's top presidential aide, Andriy Yermak, talks to Fareed about negotiations with Russia, the state of war, and what victory for Ukraine could look like. Then, Joseph Wu, the foreign minister of Taiwan, joins Fareed for an exclusive interview about the lessons Taiwan is drawing from the war in Ukraine (and how the world is responding). Air date: 05/01/22 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


60 days of Putin’s war in Ukraine

Retired US Army Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling joins Fareed to assess Russia's new eastern offensive and Ukraine’s ability to counter it. Then, David Miliband, former British Foreign Secretary, Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO of New America, and Kishore Mahbubani, former senior Singaporean diplomat, join Fareed for a discussion on the world’s reaction to the war in Ukraine, aid, sanctions, and humanitarian concerns. Plus, Raj Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, tells Fareed about a plan to...


A win for NATO, a loss for Russia?

CNN’s Matt Rivers updates Fareed on Russia’s brutal assault on the city of Mariupol. Then, former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt explains how Putin’s war in Ukraine is changing Europe’s security calculus and forcing countries like Finland and Sweden to seriously consider joining NATO. Plus, Bill Browder, formerly the largest foreign investor in Russia, discusses what motivates Putin and how to use that knowledge to end the war. And, CNN’s David Culver joins Fareed from COVID lockdown in...


Can Putin be prosecuted?

CNN's Phil Black joins Fareed from Lviv, Ukraine with the latest report on Russia’s new commander for the war in Ukraine. Then, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown calls for the investigation and prosecution of President Vladimir Putin for crimes of aggression in Ukraine. Plus, Meghan O'Sullivan, director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard University’s Kennedy School, explains how Europe could wean itself off Russian oil and gas. And, New Yorker writer Masha Gessen...


Can Putin Be Stopped?

CNN’s Phil Black joins Fareed to report on the disturbing images of dead bodies strewn across streets in Bucha, Ukraine. Then, former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis talks to Fareed about Russia’s military strategy and how Ukrainians are capitalizing on the power of nationalism. Then, Putin critic and exiled Russian oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky sits down with Fareed to talk about how badly Putin miscalculated and what it will take to stop him. Plus, a respite from war in...


Exclusive Interview With Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

Fareed Zakaria sits down with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in an exclusive interview. They discuss why Zelensky is "ready for negotiations" with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukraine's relationship with NATO and the European Union, Zelensky's reaction to Putin's claims of "denazification," how Zelensky talks to his children about the war and more. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


As Russia’s war escalates, a look inside Ukraine and Russia

Clarissa Ward, CNN's Chief International Correspondent, gives Fareed the latest reports from Kyiv. Then, Gennadiy Druzenko, a Ukrainian constitutional scholar turned wartime volunteer, tells Fareed what Ukrainians need on the frontlines. Plus, New York Times Moscow Bureau Chief Anton Troianovski explains how Russians feel about the war. And, Paul Krugman tells Fareed just how damaged Russia’s economy has been by sanctions…and answers the big question: whether China can or will come to...


Ukraine’s Foreign Minister On What His Country Needs To Combat Russia

Fareed gets the latest in a report from CNN’s Clarissa Ward on the ground in Kyiv. Then, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba tells Fareed why NATO should declare a no-fly zone over Ukraine and how individuals and companies all over the world can help the Ukrainian cause. Plus, Russian journalist Ekaterina Kotrikadze explains what Russians are told about the invasion and how they feel about it. Finally, Fareed ask former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers if the Russian sanctions are...


Outgunned Ukrainians Resist Russian Invasion

Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko joins Fareed from the frontline in Kyiv expressing how Ukrainian civilians and military personnel are fighting to protect their country and tells Fareed what they need from the West. Then Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense and former Director of the CIA, says Putin has “gone off the rails.” He also thinks Putin has miscalculated two things: how tough the resistance in Ukraine would be and how united the West would be in opposing Russia’s...


Pres. Biden Says Vladimir Putin Has Decided to Invade Ukraine

CNN correspondents in Moscow and Kiev give Fareed the latest developments on the ground. Then, top former foreign policy officials lay out the diplomatic options that remain to try to stave off a Russia invasion of Ukraine. Plus, Fareed sits down with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to discuss the evolution of Vladimir Putin and the history behind his interest in Ukraine. Guests: Clarissa Ward (@clarissaward), Nic Robertson (@NicRobertsonCNN), Radoslaw Sikorski (@sikorskiradek),...


Is a Russian Invasion of Ukraine Imminent?

An all-star panel joins Fareed to examine Russia’s on-going military buildup on the Ukrainian border and whether the diplomatic efforts to avert war still stand a chance. Then, Imran Khan, the Prime Minister of Pakistan, on the crisis in Afghanistan and China's treatment of Muslims. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


Are China and Russia Forming A New Global Axis Of Power?

Gideon Rachman and Cindy Yu join Fareed to discuss why Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin are cozying up to each other and pushing back on Western powers. Then, after the ISIS's leader died in a U.S. raid, Fareed asks Fawaz Gerges whether ISIS may be resurgent. Guest: Ro Khanna. Air Date: 2/6/2022 To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy