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6 Feb. 2011
Egypt's Opposition Leader ElBaradei Speaks/Interview with Egypt's Former Trade Minister
Topics discussed include the unrest in Egypt; British Prime Minister David Cameron is interviewed.
16 Dec. 2012
Tough Decisions
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10 May 2013
Beyond the Manhunts: How to Stop Terror
Fareed Zakaria takes an in-depth look at America's people and intelligence apparatus at the front lines of protecting the homeland.
26 May 2013
Episode dated 26 May 2013
Airdate May 26th, 2013: A special GPS hour from London. First, Fareed delves into the horrific attack on a British soldier: what lessons can London - and the world - draw from it? Then, does Britain need more Europe, or less? A discussion with Martin Wolf and Pulitzer Prize-winner Anne Applebaum. Later, is the Cold War back?
23 Jun. 2013
Episode dated 23 June 2013
On today's show: the Iranian Elections, the G8 conference, a pivotal week in the economy and the future of manufacturing using 3D printing. This week's guests include: Anne-Maria Slaughter, Richard Haass, Bret Stephens, Niall Ferguson and MIT's Neil Gershenfeld.
7 Jul. 2013
What happens next in Egypt? Fareed gets the latest out of Cairo with CNN's Ben Wedeman. Then, Washington's role and the big picture view, with former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, Richard Haass, and Bret Stephens. Later, Fareed takes a closer look at what Egypt's fighting factions are planning next. All that, plus analysis on the Edward Snowden affair, on GPS.
21 Jul. 2013
State of the U.S. Economy
Airdate July 21st, 2013: Assessing America's recovery - Fareed convenes a set of expert panelists including Glenn Hubbard and Edward Luce. Also, the case for banning college football: it might sound crazy, but The New Yorker's Malcolm Gladwell says America's favorite sport is damaging bright young minds.
18 Aug. 2013
Episode dated 18 August 2013
Bret Stephens debates Peter Beinart. Then, is America over-regulated? Fareed puts that to Pres. Obama's former "regulation czar" Cass Sunstein.common sense is kicking in on prison reform. And, the Middle East's other revolution: how the region is becoming a hot-bed of innovation and tech startups.
25 Aug. 2013
Episode dated 25 August 2013
Fareed offers his take on global unrest around the world. Sara Blakely tells her story of how she started Spanx with nothing more than $5,000 and an idea everyone thought would never work. Plus, Fareed convenes a panel on cities and the global trend of urbanization.
15 Sep. 2013
Episode dated 15 September 2013
Fareed is live from New York today. The show starts with two elder statesmen of political affairs, Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski. Then, former Chairman of UNSCOM Richard Butler who discusses his opinions on destroying Syria's chemical weapons. And, Anthony Bourdain discusses his recent visit to Jerusalem.
22 Sep. 2013
Episode dated 22 September 2013
An exclusive, wide-ranging, 1-on-1 with a discussion Bill Clinton discussing Obama's options in Syria, the economy, the NSA spying controversy, the next Fed Chair, U.S. politics, the Clinton Foundation, and whether his wife Hillary will run for President. All that, plus: talking with Iran, and elections in Germany.
6 Oct. 2013
Episode dated 6 October 2013
Two exclusive interviews. First, Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif - on the nuclear negotiations, why his country needs nuclear energy, on the United States, and on Israel. Then, rockstar and activist Bono. The U2 frontman talks about the fight against HIV, the benefits of foreign aid, Africa, U.S. politics, and more. All that plus Fareed's Take on the U.S. government shutdown.
13 Oct. 2013
Episode dated 13 October 2013
Why is Washington so polarized? And what can be done about it? Fareed speaks with three experts: Norman Ornstein, Jeffrey Toobin, and Vanessa Williamson. Also, Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein on the economy, globalization, and inequality in America. And, What in the World: Advantage China, as Pres. Obama misses two big summits in Asia.
27 Oct. 2013
Episode dated 27 October 2013
France & Germany are angry about revelations of U.S. phone-tapping, and Saudi Arabia is disappointed by U.S. policies in the Middle East. Fareed speaks with a panel of experts. Plus, Malcolm Gladwell explains why the David and Goliath story was about an underdog ... except that the real underdog may have been Goliath.
10 Nov. 2013
Episode dated 10 November 2013
The latest on nuclear negotiations with Iran - why did the Geneva talks this week end in a stalemate? Fareed offers his take and speaks with two experts on the discussions. Later, the Edward Snowden leaks: did the whistleblower actually do America a service? And, 1-on-1 with the Prime Minister of Albania: how Edi Rama transformed his capital city with a simple strategy - painting. Executive Producer Beau Willimon speaks about the role of journalists in Netflix's "House of Cards."
1 Dec. 2013
Episode dated 1 December 2013
An all-star panel of historians on the state of the American economy, on second-term presidencies, and more: Walter Isaacson, Nancy Gibbs, Jon Meacham, and David Nasaw. Then, a referendum to cap CEO pay to 12-times the salary of a firm's lowest-paid employee: What in the world is going on in Switzerland? And, why kids in South Korea and Finland are getting a better education than their counterparts in the United States.
8 Dec. 2013
Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela dies at 95. Fareed offers his take on the South African leader's legacy, and convenes a panel of experts on South Africa's road ahead. Then, a conversation with Obama's former National Security Advisor, Tom Donilon, on a nuclear deal with Iran. And, are we entering another economic bubble? 1-on-1 with former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan.
12 Jan. 2014
Episode dated 12 January 2014
Amid a renewed spate of violence in Iraq, Fareed explores what went wrong. Is it all just Washington's fault, or does it have its roots in history? A great panel including Richard Haass and Rashid Khalidi debate the issue. Then, What in the World: part II of the GPS list of 5 easy ways to ruin your economy. And later, top tips to save yourself, as well as the economy: Dr. David Agus explains how to avoid diseases and illness.
19 Jan. 2014
Episode dated 19 January 2014
1-on-1 with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, about his new and controversial memoir "Duty". Why did he need to publish it so soon after leaving office? Does he think U.S. foreign policy is on the right track? Later, What in the World: why Japan's ageing population may actually be a good thing for the economy. And, understanding Iran through neuroscience.
26 Jan. 2014
Episode dated 26 January 2014
A special GPS hour from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland - Fareed sits down with three world leaders. First, 1-on-1 with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, on nuclear negotiations, on relations with America, on Israel, and on Syria. Then, an exclusive interview with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the economy and on relations with China. Finally, Egypt's Prime Minister on his country's path towards democracy, three years on from the Arab Spring.
2 Feb. 2014
Episode dated 2 February 2014
In the wake of Pres. Obama's State of the Union speech, Fareed convenes a panel looking at inequality in the United States, with Zanny Minton Beddoes, Steven Rattner, Kenneth Rogoff, and Chrystia Freeland. Then, Ukraine's crisis, and why Kiev can't shake off Moscow: former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger explains the historic nature of Russia's role. And, an insider's perspective on Vladimir Putin, from a close friend: the famous conductor Valery Gergiev.
9 Feb. 2014
Episode dated 9 February 2014
This week: First, Farred talks to the US Ambassador to Russia who has just resigned from his post. They discuss the state of the Olympics, the security threats and Russian President Putin. Then, a discussion about the possible collapse of the world's second largest economy, China. Plus, discussions about technology and the Arab Spring.
16 Feb. 2014
Episode dated 16 February 2014
Asia's war of words - why China is locked in heated rhetoric with so many of its neighbors, and whether things could get more serious. Fareed speaks with China experts Elizabeth Economy and The New Yorker's Evan Osnos. Then, 1-on-1 with Larry Summers, the former Treasury Secretary: on the new Fed Chair Janet Yellen and on the economy. And later, is the U.S. safe from cyber crime? Peter Singer of the Brookings Institution explains how the online world is very much like the real one.
23 Feb. 2014
Episode dated 23 February 2014
Today: Fareed looks at the extraordinary events in the Ukraine with Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski and others. Then, a panel discusses world politics. And, Fareed has insights into President Obama's comments about trade skills vs. an art history degrees.
2 Mar. 2014
Episode dated 2 March 2014
Live today from New York. Fareed looks at the situation in the Ukraine with a variety of guests including: CNN correspondent Diana Magnay, Phil Black, former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and former US Sec. of State Madeleine Albright. Plus, a closer look at Vladimir Putin with authorand professor Stephen Cohen.
9 Mar. 2014
Episode dated 9 March 2014
Fareed starts the show on the subject of the Ukraine and Crimea with Fmr. National Security Advisor Tom Donilon and a panel of experts on the region. Then, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu comes out this week with talks of peace but is his plan the right one? Fareed talks to Israel's Minister of Economy Naftali Bennett who advocates peace but wants to use a different strategy.
16 Mar. 2014
Episode dated 16 March 2014
Fareed offers his take on the crisis in Ukraine, before taking a look at the situation LIVE in Crimea with reporter Nick Paton Walsh. Then, a look at how Russia's neighbors are feeling about Moscow's aggression: a conversation with Poland Foreign Minister and Estonia's President. And, corruption in Nigeria, and how to end it: 1-on-1 with Nigeria's Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
23 Mar. 2014
Episode dated 23 March 2014
First on today's show Fareed takes a look at the news from the hotspots around the world. Then, will machines and robots be taking your job? Then, why are world records in sports being broken at such a high-rate these days. Finally, what will happen to the Union Jack if Scotland succeeds?
30 Mar. 2014
Episode dated 30 March 2014
Today: The East-West crisis might have a solution as President Putin reaches out this week to President Obama. Then, The New Yorker's Evan Osnos talks about China's belligerent stance on Flight MH370. Then, Arianna Huffington and a panel of experts discuss how the world would be different if women ran it. It's becoming more and more common for major countries to have female leaders.
6 Apr. 2014
Episode dated 6 April 2014
Today Fareed is live from New York. First, Fareed will talk about yesterday's election in Afghanistan, will it change anything with the Taliban with the American troops leaving? Then, a panel discussion of Ukraine and the Middle East peace talks. Lastly, a talk with author Michael Lewis about his ideas that Wall Street is rigged to give certain traders an unfair advantage that might be costing you money.
25 May 2014
Episode dated 25 May 2014
The latest on the election in Ukraine and what it means for the East-West showdown there. And, is there a new Naziism growing in Europe? Billionaire George Soros tells us what to make of the rise of nationalism. Next, it's graduation season! What advice does Fareed have for the class of 2014? Then, Fareed asks two top Indian politicians what we should expect from the controversial Narendra Modi, India's next prime minister. Finally, on what device are you watching this episode? Fareed sits down with CEO of Time Warner, Jeff Bewkes, to learn about the future of ...
22 Jun. 2014
Episode dated 22 June 2014
On GPS SUnday, how should we understand Iraq's recent violence, and what can the U.S. do about it? Fareed explains with a live update and a panel of experts. Then, Germany's defense minister reveals whether Europe will do what it takes to deter Putin's aggression. And, Fareed explores how the controversial bill became a milestone legislative achievement.
29 Jun. 2014
Episode dated 29 June 2014
On GPS Sunday, Fareed is live with foreign policy experts Richard Haass and Ryan Crocker for the latest on the militant threat to major Iraqi cities as ISIS forces march toward Baghdad. Then, Fareed talks immigration reform with Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray Caso. And, is there an upside to slums? Listen in to hear Harvard professor Edward Glaeser's take.
13 Jul. 2014
Episode dated 13 July 2014
On GPS Sunday, Fareed gathers an all-star panel to discuss the escalation of violence between Israel and its enemies and President Obama's handling of the many concurrent foreign policy crises. Next, America has a secret weapon: a financial nuclear bomb in the form of sanctions. But is this good or bad for the U.S.? The world? And, part three of a GPS series: Where America Works. Fareed visits Denver to learn a cheaper way to get yourself a college degree.
3 Aug. 2014
Episode dated 3 August 2014
GPS begins with a live look at the latest from the crisis in Israel and Gaza. Then, to the other crisis, in Ukraine. Will the new sanctions against Russia make President Vladimir Putin change his behavior? Poland's foreign minister, Radoslaw Sikorski, weighs in on why this time is different. And, West Africa is experiencing the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak in history. Fareed asks two experts -- CNN's Sanjay Gupta and Peter Piot, the man who actually discovered Ebola -- whether the virus can be contained.
10 Aug. 2014
Episode dated 10 August 2014
Fareed is live for the latest on breaking news around the world from the escalating violence in Iraq to the ongoing Israeli-Gaza conflict. David Kilcullen discusses U.S. military options to address the ISIS "blitzkrieg" strategy in Iraq. Then, a panel of experts explore the fight for Kurdistan and the conflict in the Gaza Strip. And what to do when earthly conflicts affect extraterrestrial policy? Fareed talks to Neil deGrasse Tyson about the future of the U.S. Space Program and its reliance on Russia.
24 Aug. 2014
Episode dated 24 August 2014
Jim Sciutto is in for Fareed. Today, Jim covers the ongoing story of the 6.1 earthquake which hit Northern California. Also, Dep. State Dept. Spokesperson Marie Harf discusses the Isis situation and the U.S.'s options with Syria. Then, retired Gen. MIchael Hayden gives his opinions on the situation.
31 Aug. 2014
Episode dated 31 August 2014
On GPS Sunday, Fareed is live for the latest on three major crises around the world in Iraq, Ukraine and Gaza. Fareed hears from CNN correspondent Anna Coren who has the latest on the ISIS threat in Iraq after Iraqi forces and U.S. air power broke the siege in Amerli. Then, Zbigniew Brzezinski says movement of Russian forces in Eastern Ukraine can only be viewed as an invasion. And Israel's foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman on his criticism of the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas and Gaza.
7 Sep. 2014
Episode dated 7 September 2014
Fareed takes a live look at the two major crises that dominated this week's NATO summit: Russian aggression in Ukraine and the ISIS militants in Iraq. Then, good news about the deficit from Washington, DC? What in the World? And, there's another global crisis brewing in Pakistan - two experts explain the growing tension in the nuclear-armed nation.
14 Sep. 2014
Episode dated 14 September 2014
On GPS Sunday, Fareed asks elder statesman Henry Kissinger for his thoughts on ISIS and Ukraine. Plus, why does Kissinger say he is "ambivalent" about Obama? Then, former Jordanian foreign minister? Marwan Muasher on what regional players think about Obama's plan to "destroy" ISIS. Next, Fareed goes to Silicon Valley and speaks with two of today's leading technology innovators. First up, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, whose growing car-sharing enterprise is changing the way we travel. And finally, Fareed hears from Vinod Khosla who is taking big risks by investing in ...
5 Oct. 2014
Episode dated 5 October 2014
First, Fareed speaks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about whether his government would negotiate with Hamas. Then, Fareed speaks with Mexican President Enrique Pe?a Nieto about whether marijuana should be legalized. And, did The Cosby Show make it possible for President Obama to be elected, one author thinks so.
12 Oct. 2014
Episode dated 12 October 2014
On GPS Sunday, Fareed speaks to the former Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan about the war on ISIS, and gets the view from the ground. Then, is Obama tackling these challenges AND other crises like Ebola effectively? An all-star GPS panel weighs in. Also, the U.S. economy is looking up, but Americans still feel down. What in the world? And finally, who really invented the light bulb? Steven Johnson explains how innovation really happens and why Thomas Edison shouldn't get all the credit.
19 Oct. 2014
Episode dated 19 October 2014
On GPS, a reality check on the fears that seem to be gripping many parts of the world. First, is ISIS a threat to the West? Then, Fareed talks to co-discoverer of Ebola about the scope of the crisis and how to contain it. And, Martin Wolf and Rana Foroohar explain whether the global economy is headed toward another recession. Finally, Fareed investigates his own "roots". Does he come from a long line of warriors?
26 Oct. 2014
Episode dated 26 October 2014
Fareed is live to look into what the attack on Canada's capital might tell us about the new face of terrorism: are lone wolf attacks the norm? Then, is Obama to blame for the various crises around the world - as some pundits would have you believe - from ISIS to Ebola to concerns that the Democrats might lose the Senate? Finally, can how you relate to a marshmallow predict whether you will have success in life? Fareed sits down with the man behind the famous "Marshmallow test".
2 Nov. 2014
Episode dated 2 November 2014
Fareed hashes it out with Sam Harris's over his controversial statements about Islam: is it really the mother lode of bad ideas? Then another debate, on ISIS. Should the West be involved in the fight or is it just a local sectarian conflict? And as apps and new technologies become more and more prevalent, how should the world of regulation respond? Finally, Anthony Bourdain explains what surprised him about the Islamic Republic of Iran.
9 Nov. 2014
Episode dated 9 November 2014
Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Fareed talks to two people who watched from the seats of power in Washington D.C. and London: Brent Scowcroft, then-National Security Advisor to President GHW Bush, and Charles Powell, then-foreign policy advisor to British PM Thatcher. Next, Americans turned out to vote for change on Tuesday, but they might not have known what they were voting for. That's according to a new poll on international ignorance. What in the World? Finally, Fareed hears what he says is the first real solution for the seemingly intractable...
16 Nov. 2014
Episode dated 16 November 2014
What does last week's meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Obama mean for the future of relations between the world's largest economic powers? Fareed gives his take and calls in two Chinese policy experts for their assessment. Then, "Daily Show" Host Jon Stewart & Iranian-born journalist Maziar Bahari join GPS to discuss their new film "Rosewater" and Iran's future under the current regime. And finally, could a new wave of online education spell trouble for the current model of higher education in America? Fareed brings in two big players in the ...
23 Nov. 2014
Episode dated 23 November 2014
On GPS, Fareed goes live with several foreign policy analysts to delve into the week's top international headlines from the Iran nuclear talks to Obama's recent immigration reform announcement. Then, with more states voting for marijuana legalization in the midterm elections, is it time to declare an end to the war on drugs? And finally, think you know everything there is to know about Napoleon Bonaparte, the revered and feared first emperor of France? Think again. Napoleon wasn't even short, according to historian Andrew Roberts who is on to talk about his new book, ...
30 Nov. 2014
Episode dated 30 November 2014
On GPS, a special look at "innovation." How do you do it? Who is good at it? And what makes a place ripe for it? This Fareed Zakaria GPS special will answer those questions and many more with some of today's top innovators: from Uber's Travis Kalanick and venture capitalist Peter Thiel to businesswoman Linda Rottenberg and author Walter Isaacson who wrote the recent best-seller "The Innovators". We'll also take you INSIDE innovation in progress, as we examine a brand-new start-up that's trying to disrupt a sleepy industry that's been doing business the same way for ...
7 Dec. 2014
Episode dated 7 December 2014
On GPS Sunday, an all-star panel goes around the world to discuss Russia's coming recession, the delayed deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, and the unusual bedfellows in the fight against ISIS. Then, Fareed hears a fascinating story of spying and subterfuge from inside the borders of one of the world's most secretive and closed-off nations: North Korea. And, how to fix American education? Lessons from the man who ran America's largest school system for 10 years. Finally, we have e-books, e-commerce, e-mail. Is e-residency next?
14 Dec. 2014
Episode dated 14 December 2014
On GPS Sunday, an all-star panel goes around the world to discuss Russia's coming recession, the delayed deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, and the unusual bedfellows in the fight against ISIS. Then, Fareed hears a fascinating story of spying and subterfuge from inside the borders of one of the world's most secretive and closed-off nations: North Korea. And, how to fix American education? Lessons from the man who ran America's largest school system for 10 years. Finally, we have e-books, e-commerce, e-mail. Is e-residency next?
21 Dec. 2014
Episode dated 21 December 2014
On GPS Sunday, an all-star panel goes around the world to discuss Russia's coming recession, the delayed deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, and the unusual bedfellows in the fight against ISIS. Then, Fareed hears a fascinating story of spying and subterfuge from inside the borders of one of the world's most secretive and closed-off nations: North Korea. And, how to fix American education? Lessons from the man who ran America's largest school system for 10 years. Finally, we have e-books, e-commerce, e-mail. Is e-residency next?
18 Jan. 2015
Episode dated 18 January 2015
On GPS Sunday, an exclusive interview with former CIA director Leon Panetta to talk about the Paris attack, how to stop the NEXT attack, and whether Pres. Obama made a mistake by not attending the unity rally. Then, what in the world will happen to the economy this year? Fareed digs into the data to determine who the economic winners and losers of 2015 will be. And, is radical Islam infiltrating Europe? An expert guest who has done the math says "no!"
25 Jan. 2015
Episode dated 25 January 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed takes a look at the impact of Saudi Arabian King Abdullah's death. What will it mean for the country's relationship with the West? For the strength of radical Islam? And for the price of oil? Then, from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Fareed asks UK's finance minister if fears of deflation in Europe are founded. And, everyone from CEOs to POTUS is worried about inequality: what in the world are the solutions? Fareed explains the growing problem, and how to fix it.
1 Feb. 2015
Episode dated 1 February 2015
On GPS Sunday, a special hour with the President of the United States, Barack Obama. Fareed asks Pres. Obama about Islamic terrorism and problems with Russian President Putin. They discuss drones on the White House lawn and nuclear talks with Iran. Then Fareed turns the conversation to the president himself - what does he believe his legacy will be?
8 Feb. 2015
Episode dated 8 February 2015
In the wake of new ISIS atrocities, Fareed asks whether the group is winning or losing. And how should the world respond? Then, a new budget proposal might actually save the government money: what in the world? Fareed looks at the long-term benefits of preschool education. And, as another crisis in Ukraine heats up, Fareed talks to experts about whether a new cold war is on the horizon.
15 Feb. 2015
Episode dated 15 February 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed talks to Bill Browder -- once the largest foreign investor in Russia but now is on a Russian blacklist -- about what drives President Vladimir Putin. And, as the Greek debt deals come down to the wire, Fareed asks three leading economic thinkers to make sense of Greece's stand-off with the Eurozone. Then, a new report says that freedom is in decline globally -- what in the world? Finally, Bill and Melinda Gates tell Fareed why they are optimistic for the future, and what both women and technological innovation have to do with it.
22 Feb. 2015
Episode dated 22 February 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed looks at the battle against ISIS. First, as a debate wages about the group's ideology, a panel weighs in on how to describe and deal with the phenomenon President Obama calls "violent extremism." And, a new battle against the terror group heats up, online. Then, John Chambers, chairman and CEO of Cisco, explains how the spread of disruptive technologies will transform lives. Finally, is American power a symptom of luck? And how long will the U.S. remain on top?
1 Mar. 2015
Episode dated 1 March 2015
In a special GPS, from Amman, Jordan, Fareed sits down for an exclusive interview with King Abdullah II of Jordan, his first since ISIS brutally murdered a Jordanian Air Force pilot. How did he react to that killing, and how does he think the world should respond to the terror group? Then, is Venezuela on the verge of collapse? Fareed looks at that country's economic decline and increasing authoritarianism. Finally, a conversation with the man who could upset that Israel's politics: opposition leader Isaac Herzog.
8 Mar. 2015
Episode dated 8 March 2015
After Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu warned Congress about any nuclear deal with Iran, Fareed asks an expert panel what would happen if the deal fell through and looks at the strange partnership forming between the U.S. and Iran against ISIS. Then, what nation just banned Dick Cheney? Fareed looks one country's economic decline and increasing authoritarianism. Finally, do you know more about your world than a chimpanzee? Fareed's guest, Prof. Hans Rosling, will tell you.
15 Mar. 2015
Episode dated 15 March 2015
Moonshots For the 21st Century. Featuring Sending Astronauts to Mars, 3D Printing A Heart, Creating A Star on Earth, Traveling from New York to London in One Hour and Mapping the Brain.
22 Mar. 2015
Episode dated 22 March 2015
Today: what does Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election to a 4th term as Prime Minister of Israel mean for relations with Iran, the U.S. and the rest of the world. Then, Fareed sits down for an exclusive interview with Afghanistan's new President Ashraf Ghani who will soon be welcomed at the White House and at Congress. And, is the U.S. turning its back on some of the world's most desperate? Fareed digs in.
29 Mar. 2015
Episode dated 29 March 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed has latest developments in the chaos in Yemen and the Iran nuclear negotiations in Switzerland. Then, is Islam a religion of peace? Ayaan Hirsi Ali explains why her former religion needs a reformation similar to the one Christianity had. And, Anderson Cooper asks Fareed about his new book, In Defense of a Liberal Education, which looks at the consequences of America's growing fixation on science and technology learning to the detriment of the humanities.
5 Apr. 2015
Episode dated 5 April 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed digs in to the Iran deal with Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes. Then, an exclusive interview with the great American statesman James Baker on Iran, Russia, peace in the Middle East, and yet another man named Bush who might run for the Presidency.
12 Apr. 2015
Episode dated 12 April 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed and an all star panel bring you the latest on Hillary Clinton's big announcement. Will she stand for change or continuity? What will she bring to American foreign policy? Then, is the U.S. making progress with two longstanding enemies in Iran and Cuba? And, Malcolm Gladwell on why Americans are the most honest taxpayers in the world.
19 Apr. 2015
Episode dated 19 April 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed sits down with two former U.S. Treasury Secretaries - Larry Summers on the left and Hank Paulson from the right. What's the one glaring troublespot in the U.S. economy? And is the nation losing out to China? Then, a pope and a politician duke it out over ancient history. Fareed explains what harsh words from Turkey tell us about that country today. And, as Earth Day approaches, Jeffrey Sachs tells Fareed why 2015 is our LAST chance to act on climate change.
26 Apr. 2015
Episode dated 26 April 2015
Fareed takes an in-depth look at ISIS: its threat, its aspirations, and what life is really like deep inside its self-styled Islamic State. Then, with the Supreme Court gearing up to hear arguments on gay marriage this week, Fareed explores evidence from other countries. Does gay marriage really destroy the institution of marriage? Next, are we focusing on the wrong kind of virtues? David Brooks explains what it means to live a good life.
3 May 2015
Episode dated 3 May 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed tackles three of America's biggest foreign policy puzzles. First, to Iran, where the New York Times bureau chief tells Fareed what Iranians think about the nuclear negotiations, both on the street and in the government. Then, Jordan's King Abdullah II explains the rise of ISIS and how the terror group can ultimately be defeated. And, a look deep inside North Korea, the most secretive nation in the world. Finally, drones are most famous for use as killing machines, but some could actually be used to save lives.
10 May 2015
Episode dated 10 May 2015
In the wake of the attempted attack in Texas, Fareed talks to former CIA director Michael Hayden about whether ISIS is a threat to the U.S. homeland. Then, Fareed turns to the editor of the Economist to understand the surprising results of the British elections. Finally, with bank vaults full of gold, cash, and jewelry, does it make sense to just rob them? Fareed asks one of Freakonomics duo.
17 May 2015
Episode dated 17 May 2015
On a special Seattle edition of GPS, Fareed talks to the city's most famous son, Bill Gates, about innovation, education, energy, and the U.S. economy. Then, Nathan Myrhvold on the many ways that technology can help the poor - starting with a very cool keg. And later, the story of how a drop of blood is changing healthcare and made one woman the youngest female self-made billionaire on Earth.
24 May 2015
Episode dated 24 May 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed sits down with a world class panel to discuss Iraq, Syria, China, and more. And, Bernie Sanders proposed free college for all in the United States. That solution probably can't work, but Fareed explains why another - technology - could. Then, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking are all warning that computers COULD bring about the end of humanity. But are the dangers of Artificial Intellience being overblown? Fareed asks a real expert.
31 May 2015
Episode dated 31 May 2015
On GPS, ISIS's recent taking of Ramadi show military-like planning. How did this gang of terrorists acquire such skills? Fareed talks to the experts. Then, Fareed explained last week why he thinks the Brits have resigned their role as a global power. The Brits begged to differ and British ambassador to the U.S. has a rebuttal. Then, what Ireland's approval of same-sex marriage says about religion's power (or lack thereof) around the world.
7 Jun. 2015
Episode dated 7 June 2015
On GPS, General Stan McChrystal breaks down how to defeat ISIS. Then, a report straight from the front lines about the horrific ways ISIS abuses women. But first, Fareed asks an expert panel: how did the long arm of American law take down FIFA? Later on the show, a world-renowned chef serves up innovative ideas about food.
14 Jun. 2015
Episode dated 14 June 2015
On GPS Sunday, the U.S. ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, talks to Fareed from Ukraine - as that country's leader says that his military must be ready for a "full-scale invasion" from Russia. Also, the White House announced plans to beef up operations in Iraq to fight ISIS. Will it work? A great panel weighs in. Then, countries around the world are worried about their declining populations - and they've rolled out some audacious plans to promote procreation.
21 Jun. 2015
Episode dated 21 June 2015
The U.S. has killed key terrorists, but ISIS is still on the march. Fareed asks the former White House counter-terror czar to explain. Then, an exclusive interview with the United States Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on a new face for the $10 bill and the democratic revolt against the Obama administration on trade. Then, Fareed asks a NASA astronaut if China will beat the U.S. in the race for space supremacy.
28 Jun. 2015
Episode dated 28 June 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed talks about what to make of the recent terror attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait. Then, the deadline for the Iran nuclear negotiations is approaching; why are former Obama officials questioning a deal? And, a debate on who is to blame for the troubled U.S.-Israeli relationship with two diplomats - one from either side. Finally, how to catch a Russian spy!
19 Jul. 2015
Episode dated 19 July 2015
On GPS Sunday, the West and Iran FINALLY reach agreement on its nuclear program. But is Iran ready to come in from the cold? Fareed asks an all-star panel to discuss. Also, the OTHER big deal of the week: Greece gets saved by Europe...or does it? Paul Krugman tells us why the new deal is terrible for Greece AND for Europe. And, the incredible story of "El Chapo", the all powerful drug-lord who managed to escape from prison for the second time. What does it mean for the U.S.-Mexico relationship?
26 Jul. 2015
Episode dated 26 July 2015
On GPS Sunday, an exclusive interview with Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on the terms of the much-debated Iran deal. Will it make it through Congress? Then, Fareed sits down with Dr. James Hansen, a scientist who was one of the first to sound the alarm on global warming, to learn the dire conclusions of his new study. And, a look at Japan's efforts to re-militarize. Finally, is it possible to resurrect extinct creatures? Evolutionary biologist Beth Shapiro will tell us how to clone a mammoth.
2 Aug. 2015
Episode dated 2 August 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed asks a global panel what the world thinks of the U.S. election circus. Then, Turkey may be increasing airstrikes against ISIS, but why aren't the other Middle Eastern nations doing more to fight the terror organization? And, Fareed takes an inside look at the secretive kingdom of Saudi Arabia with a former ambassador to Riyadh. Finally, one-on-one with Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi on fighting child slavery.
9 Aug. 2015
Episode dated 9 August 2015
On GPS Sunday, an exclusive interview with President Obama on the Iran nuclear deal and the push-back at home and abroad. What does the President have to say about the hardliners and America's shifting relationship with Iran? Fareed also sits down with a historian to discuss the long-standing role of political idiocy in U.S. campaigns.
16 Aug. 2015
Episode dated 16 August 2015
Airdate August 16, 2015: On GPS Sunday, Israel's Ambassador to the U.S. tells Fareed why the Iran deal is bad news, not just for his country. Next, Fareed talks to Jon Huntsman about China's economy and the 2016 presidential field. And, why in the world is Russia throwing away perfectly good food from the West? Then, Lawrence Lessig on why he wants to fix American elections...by potentially running for president.
30 Aug. 2015
Episode dated 30 August 2015
On GPS, Fareed asks an expert panel to grade Obama's foreign policy. Then, General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) on how to lead, on a battlefield or in a boardroom. And - why are advertisements in Denmark and Singapore urging people to have sex? Finally, Fareed talks to Dame Helen Mirren about how she would play Hillary Clinton.
13 Sep. 2015
Episode dated 13 September 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed asks a real-life "M" -- former chief of the British MI6 - about the biggest security threats around the world. Then, why are some countries angry that Germany is taking in more Syrian refugees than its European counterparts? And, Fareed talks to an Egyptian billionaire who believes that one solution to the refugee crisis could be to buy an island. He wants to do just that.
20 Sep. 2015
Episode dated 20 September 2015
Today: Fareed discusses the world's problems with a star panel including David Miliband, David Frum and Danielle Pletka. Then, Fareed takes a look at what the GOP can learn from its counterpart across the pond. And, an expert discussion on Iraq and the Islamic Republic's struggles.
27 Sep. 2015
Episode dated 27 September 2015
Today: Fareed has an exclusive and extensive interview with former President Bill Clinton.
4 Oct. 2015
Episode dated 4 October 2015
Airdate October 4th, 2015: On GPS Sunday, Fareed sits down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to talk Syria, Iran and the future of the Middle East. Then, why reading a novel may better prepare you for the job market than learning computer code. What in the World? And, President Bill Clinton, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and billionaire George Soros come together at the Clinton Global Initiative for a conversation on Europe, refugees, and the threat from Russia.
11 Oct. 2015
Episode dated 11 October 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed talks Syria, Russia, ISIS, and Israel with an all-star panel. Then, the most important and least told story of the week? An exclusive interview with Michael Froman, the United States Trade Representative, who just negotiated a trade agreement with 11 other nations - the Trans-Pacific Partnership. And, why working less might be better for you AND your company. What in the world? Also, more of Fareed's great conversation with President Bill Clinton, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and billionaire George Soros at the Clinton Global Initiative ...
18 Oct. 2015
Episode dated 18 October 2015
On GPS Sunday, an exclusive interview with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on his country's conflict with Russia and the downing of flight MH17. Then, Ray Kelly, the longest serving police commissioner of New York City, on police brutality and the threat to the American homeland from ISIS. Then, Fareed sits down with Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya, to discuss the terror threat facing his country from next door. Finally, Anne-Marie Slaughter and her husband, Andrew Moravcsik, talk about why working women can't have it all and what needs to change so they can.
25 Oct. 2015
Episode dated 25 October 2015
On GPS Sunday, reality checks on the two biggest foreign policy debates on the 2016 Presidential campaign trail. First up, who's to blame for 9/11? Fareeds ask Philip Zelikow, the Executive Director of the 9/11 Commission, and Paul Wolfowitz, Bush's Deputy Defense Secretary. Then, how about Iraq - can you draw a straight line from the 2003 invasion to ISIS? Fareed talks with former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. And, Ben Bernanke on bringing the global economy back from the brink when he was the Chair of the Federal Reserve. Finally, Dilma Rousseff, the President of ...
1 Nov. 2015
Episode dated 1 November 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed Zakaria and Richard Haass discuss what to make of Obama's decision to send troops to Syria, after years of insisting he would NOT do that. Then, a look inside the administration's thinking on Syria's next door neighbor - Iraq - with Deputy Secretary of State, Antony Blinken. Also, scientist & author Richard Dawkins on why it's a "disgrace" that some GOP candidates say they don't believe in evolution. And, an expert panel weighs in on how to read the presidential polls.
8 Nov. 2015
Episode dated 8 November 2015
On GPS Sunday, the latest on what really brought down the Russian plane over the Sinai. Fareed sits down for an exclusive interview with former CIA director Michael Hayden. And, as Europe's massive refugee crisis will only worsen come winter, there's a humanitarian case to take in refugees but is there an economic rationale? The FT's Martin Wolf, a child of refugees, has a surprising answer. Also, Ta-Nehisi Coates on why equality of the races is still a long way off, despite Barack Obama's presidency.
15 Nov. 2015
Episode dated 15 November 2015
GPS is live to bring you the latest on all aspects of the Paris attacks. How can Europe and the United States prevent against future attacks like this? Will attacks like this be "the new normal?" And, a former radical on how to stop Muslim youth from becoming radicalized. Also, how to confront terror: Secretary of State John Kerry explains the U.S.'s strategy to counter ISIS.
22 Nov. 2015
Episode dated 22 November 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed is live to bring you the latest on the Paris terror attacks -- the investigation, the global threat from ISIS, and how the West should respond. Then, the French Ambassador to the United States answers the question: "Why France?" And, is Islam the problem? The former chief rabbi of the United Kingdom on how to stop religious violence. Then, Secretary of State John Kerry on why world leaders are convening in Paris for a meeting on one of the biggest global threats: climate change.
29 Nov. 2015
Episode dated 29 November 2015
Fareed takes an updated, in-depth look at ISIS: its threat, its aspirations, and what life is really like deep inside its self-styled Islamic State.
6 Dec. 2015
Episode dated 6 December 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed talks exclusively with U2's Bono & The Edge as they gear up to play Paris just a few weeks after their concert was cancelled by the terror attacks. How do the rock legends and political activists think the world should confront terror? And, another exclusive as President Obama's National Security Advisor, Susan Rice, sits down with Fareed to talk worldwide terror, ISIS and Syria, Russia & Putin. Then, what in the world? Is one of America's strongest allies turning towards authoritarianism? Fareed takes a look inside Poland's recent turn to the ...
13 Dec. 2015
Episode dated 13 December 2015
On GPS Sunday, as Trump rocked the airwaves with calls to ban Muslims from the United States, Fareed asks a global panel what to make of the rise of populists and nationalists around the world. And, inside the struggle to become a refugee in America. Fareed introduces a woman who has escaped war in Iraq and Syria; but will she arrive in America? Finally, the sky-high cure for climate change in Mexico.
20 Dec. 2015
Episode dated 20 December 2015
On GPS Sunday, Fareed Zakaria asks U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and the British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne about a new plan to defeat ISIS by cutting off the terror group's funding. And, the end of ISIS may begin in Syria: Bashar Al-Assad's first cousin on how to bring democracy to the war-torn country. Then, Jon Meacham digs into how the Bush family became the American political dynasty of our age and why Jeb isn't finding the success his father and brother did.
27 Dec. 2015
Episode dated 27 December 2015
CNN's Fareed Zakaria takes a timely look at the reality of what is left of Iraq.
10 Jan. 2016
Episode dated 10 January 2016
Airdate January 10, 2016: On GPS Sunday, Fareed asks an expert panel about tensions in the Middle East rising even further. Could a cold war turn hot between Saudi Arabia and Iran? Then, is another recession on the horizon, this one with an epicenter in China? And, Henry Kissinger: war criminal or great statesman? Fareed asks the biographer of the most controversial secretary of state what he's learned. Next, a former Soviet hero on why Putin is dangerous to Russia and the West.
17 Jan. 2016
Episode dated 17 January 2016
On GPS Sunday, the day critics said would never come, as international experts verify that Iran has abided by the nuclear deal. What does this mean for Iran and its relationship with the West? And, an expert panel on the actual state of America's union: from Obama's heartfelt address to the U.S. economic climate to the contenders to be the NEXT Commander-in-Chief. Then, will pennies, pounds, and pesos be a thing of the past? Fareed looks at one nation saying goodbye to cash.
24 Jan. 2016
Episode dated 24 January 2016
On GPS Sunday, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter discusses the U.S. strategy to defeat ISIS and whether Afghanistan will be a never-ending war. Fareed also talks with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the Iran nuclear deal and whether there he still believes there can be a resolution to the conflict with the Palestinians. And, you've heard of the old lady who lived in a shoe? We'll introduce you to a church in a shoe. Where in the world?
31 Jan. 2016
Episode dated 31 January 2016
On GPS Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on how a liberal former school teacher got elected to Canada's highest office and what he intends to do while in that office. And, on the fifth anniversary of the Arab Spring, Fareed asks how and why it went so badly wrong. And, the growing threat of the Zika virus...what can the current outbreak tell us about our preparedness for the next pandemic?
7 Feb. 2016
Episode dated 7 February 2016
On GPS Sunday, an all-star political panel on the tightening primary race as 2016 election kicks into high gear. What to make of the Iowa results? And what will happen in New Hampshire? And, after President Obama's first visit to an American mosque, Fareed goes one-on-one with basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Islam in America. Plus, the big data revolution that could help us live to the century mark.
14 Feb. 2016
Episode dated 14 February 2016
On GPS Sunday, former Homeland Security secretary Michael Chertoff and author Peter Bergen discuss the possibility of ISIS trying to hit the U.S. in 2016, and an economic panel debates the likelihood of a global recession. What will the jobs of the future look like? Alec Ross tells Fareed how people can prepare themselves and their kids. And, the great Harry Belafonte on diversity in Hollywood and the ongoing fight for racial equality.
21 Feb. 2016
Episode dated 21 February 2016
On GPS Sunday, a tour of the world's hot spots with The New York Times' Thomas Friedman and a journey across America with The Atlantic's James Fallows. Mukesh Ambani, India's richest man, tells Fareed he can provide internet to one billion citizens. Plus, India's biggest movie star, Shah Rukh Khan on competing with Hollywood at home and around the globe.
28 Feb. 2016
Episode dated 28 February 2016
On GPS Sunday, tackling the country's biggest national security issues and presidential politics with former NSA and CIA director, Michael Hayden. Then the world's richest man Bill Gates on how he would handle the FBI's request to unlock the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. Plus, could paying would-be criminals decrease crime in American cities?
6 Mar. 2016
Episode dated 6 March 2016
On GPS Sunday, Paul Krugman and Bret Stephens debate the rising tide of Trump and who's responsible for it. Also, a real-life cyber-attack that put a quarter million people in the dark: could it happen in the U.S.? Vali Nasr and Thomas Erdbrink on what Iran's elections mean for the world. Plus, could new bleeding edge technology one day allow a rogue nation to create a master race?
13 Mar. 2016
Episode dated 13 March 2016
Airdate March 13, 2016: On GPS Sunday, a panel from around the globe on what the rest of the world thinks of the 2016 Presidential race. Also, are we seeing the rise of American authoritarianism? And, from Plato to penis jokes, two historians delve into the evolution of debating. Plus, on the eve of the Ides of March, dissecting the downfall of Rome's great leader.
20 Mar. 2016
Episode dated 20 March 2016
Airdate March 20, 2016: On GPS, what to make of Putin pulling out of Syria with CNN'S Clarissa Ward and Council on Foreign Relations' Richard Haass. Also, author Thomas Frank offers his take - could the Democrats be to blame for the rise of Trump? And, the nuclear nightmare brewing in South Asia. Plus, how to fight the booming, global drug trade.
3 Apr. 2016
Episode dated 3 April 2016
On GPS, what did the Brussels attacks teach us about fighting terror? Fareed offers his take then gathers a great panel. Plus, a historical look at campaign 2016 - is there any precedent for this crazy campaign? And, a book that could make your drink tastier and your life longer.
10 Apr. 2016
Episode dated 10 April 2016
On GPS, a rare conversation with Fed chair Janet Yellen and all her living predecessors. And, Irshad Manji on being a feminist, gay Muslim and trying to reform her faith. Plus, wisdom on getting the best rest from Arianna Huffington.?
17 Apr. 2016
Episode dated 17 April 2016
Ahead of Obama's visit to the United Kingdom, Edward Luce tells Fareed that a British exit from the EU is a distinct possibility.
24 Apr. 2016
Episode dated 24 April 2016
On GPS, Italy's Prime Minister on refugees, ISIS and Donald Trump. Plus, Slate's Fred Kaplan on China's cyber-attacks on the US. Also, a gay feminist Muslim on trying to reform her religion from within...and why 72 virgins are most likely NOT waiting in paradise for Muslim martyrs.
1 May 2016
Episode dated 1 May 2016
On GPS, Fareed debates Edward Snowden on a crucial topic in the wake of San Bernardino: government access to encrypted devices. Also, author Parag Khanna says instead of building a wall on the border with Mexico, the U.S. should break down boundaries and embrace a North American Union. And, Imran Khan, Pakistan's popular politician, on what's driving anti-Americanism in the muslim world.
8 May 2016
Episode dated 8 May 2016
On GPS, what is the future of the GOP, conservative movement, even America with Trump as the presumptive GOP nominee? And, Greece's former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, says Europe is collapsing. Plus, Bassem Youssef, "the Jon Stewart of Egypt," on the state of his home country, five years after revolution.
15 May 2016
Episode dated 15 May 2016
"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.
29 May 2016
Episode dated 29 May 2016
On GPS, a tour of the world's hotspots with an all-star panel. And, billionaire serial investor and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman on how to succeed in business. ?Also, how segregation is finding it's ugly way back into American life.
19 Jun. 2016
Episode dated 19 June 2016
Fareed Zakaria interviews Russian President Vladimir Putin along with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
26 Jun. 2016
Episode dated 26 June 2016
Fareed Zakaria discusses how "Brexit" will effect the world's economy and politics. Interviews with Sheikh Hamza Yusuf and Andrew Solomon.
3 Jul. 2016
Episode dated 3 July 2016
Fareed goes to the source - he asks a dangerous Jihadi, a man currently facing trial on charges of supporting ISIS - what are the reasons you hate America?
10 Jul. 2016
Episode dated 10 July 2016
Today's guests: Philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy, Deputy art editor, Guardian US Lanre Bakare, Former Executive Director, Congressional Black Caucus Angela Rye, and author John McWhorter. Fareed interviews President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto.
17 Jul. 2016
Episode dated 17 July 2016
Today's topics; Nice, France terrorist attack, The attempted coup in Turkey, and Donald Trump and the Rebpublican nation convention.
24 Jul. 2016
Episode dated 24 July 2016
Today's guests: Bret Stephens, Stephen Moore, David Frum and Danielle Pletka discuss the state of the GOP. Rebecca R. Ruiz Reporter froom The New York Times, Bryan Stevenson Founder and excutive director, Equal Justice Initiative, and Iris Bohnet Director, Harvard's Women and Public Policy Program.

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