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Fareed Zakaria GPS

Fareed Zakaria GPS takes a comprehensive look at foreign affairs and global policies through in-depth, one-on-one interviews and fascinating roundtable discussions.

King Charles III coronation; America’s position in the world; a new documentary on Ukraine Fareed Zakaria GPS
Joanna Coles, former chief content officer for Heart Magazines, joins the show this week to talk about King Charles III's coronation and the future of the British monarchy. Then, Fareed hosts a global panel with The Economist's Editor-in-Chief Zanny Minton Beddoes and Executive Director of the Lowy Institute Michael Fullilove to discuss the U.S. debt ceiling crisis, America's position on the world stage and China’s reaction to the deal that will send nuclear subs to Australia. Plus, Fareed speaks with French philosopher and filmmaker Bernard-Henri Lévy about what he witnessed in Ukraine while filming his new documentary, Slava Ukraini.
May 7, 2023
Israeli PM on judicial reforms; Middle East tensions and Iran's nuclear program; lessons from the pandemic Fareed Zakaria GPS
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sits down for an interview with Fareed this week to discuss the controversy over his government’s judicial overhaul plan and what it would mean for the country's democracy. They also discuss Israel's relationship with its Arab neighbors and the U.S., and Netanyahu shares his thoughts on how to prevent Iran from becoming a nuclear power. Plus, Fareed speaks to Philip Zelikow, Director of The Covid Crisis Group, about the group's recent report, "Lessons from the Covid War," and what its findings reveal about the U.S. response to the pandemic.
Apr 30, 2023
Russian crackdown on Western media; competition with China; Russian and Chinese spies in the U.S. Fareed Zakaria GPS
Anton Troianovski, the New York Times' Moscow bureau chief, joins Fareed to talk about Russia’s arrest of American journalist Evan Gershkovich and how the war is playing out in Russian society. Fareed also speaks with David McCormick, a Republican politician and a former Under Secretary for International Affairs in the Treasury Department, about trade and competition with China, the future of the GOP, and how we teach American history in schools. Plus, former CIA official Carol Rollie Flynn talk...Show mores to Fareed about stunning allegations this week from the Justice Department about Russian and Chinese clandestine operations in the U.S.
Guests: Anton Troianovski (@antontroian), David McCormick (@DaveMcCormickPA), Carol Rollie Flynn.
Air date: April 24, 2023.
Apr 23, 2023
Janet Yellen on inflation and a possible "soft landing;" the Pentagon document leak; crossing the Darién Gap Fareed Zakaria GPS
U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sits down with Fareed for an exclusive interview this week to talk about inflation, sanctions on Russia, and whether the dollar will continue to be the dominant world currency. Then Fareed hosts a panel with New York Times correspondent David Sanger and retired US Army Lieutenant General Mark Hertling to talk about the Pentagon document leak: how it will effect relations with allies and what it may reveal about the war in Ukraine. And Nick Paton Walsh, CNN's Chief International Security Correspondent, tells Fareed about his work documenting the treacherous migrant route along the Darién Gap.
Apr 16, 2023
Violence in Israel, the Trump indictment, and tensions over Taiwan; Ginni Rometty on leadership Fareed Zakaria GPS
This week Fareed invites President of Eurasia Group Ian Bremmer and New York Times Op-Ed Columnist Bret Stephens on the show to discuss the recent violence in Israel, the indictment of former President Donald Trump, and US-China tensions over Taiwan. Then, Shannon O'Neil, Vice President for Latin American Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, talks about her new book "The Globalization Myth," and why she says the US should prioritize trade integration with its neighbors. And Ginni Rometty...Show more, the former Chair and CEO of IBM, tells Fareed about her journey to the top of IBM and what she learned about leadership along the way. 
GUESTS: Ian Bremmer (@ianbremmer). Bret Stephens, Shannon O'Neil (@shannonkoneil), Ginni Rometty (@GinniRometty)
Apr 9, 2023
Trump's indictment; Ukraine's defense of Bakhmut; tensions with China; James Cameron on film, tech and more Fareed Zakaria GPS
Fareed shares his thoughts on the indictment of former President Donald Trump this week and the implications for our democratic system. Then, retired 4-star Admiral William McRaven joins the show to discuss the state of the war in eastern Ukraine, the importance of finding common ground with China, and McRaven's new book, "The Wisdom of the Bullfrog: Leadership Made Simple (But Not Easy)." Fareed also speaks with Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron about his new film Avatar: The Way of Water, technological innovation, sustainability, exploration, storytelling, and more.
Apr 2, 2023
Jon Stewart on the current political climate; Xi Jinping's visit to Russia; the Fed's dilemma Fareed Zakaria GPS
Jon Stewart, former host of The Daily Show and current host of The Problem with Jon Stewart, joins Fareed this week to talk about the possible indictment of Donald Trump, critical race theory, cancel culture, the fight against hypocrisy, and more. Cindy Yu, Assistant Editor of The Spectator, discusses the implications of Xi Jinping's recent visit to the Kremlin. Fareed also speaks with economic historian Niall Ferguson about the Fed's announcement of another interest rate hike - the ninth in the past year - and what this could mean for America's financial system.GUESTS: Jon Stewart (@jonstewart), Cindy Yu (@CindyXiaodanYu), Niall Ferguson (@nfergus)
Air date: 03/26//2023
Mar 26, 2023
America's new banking crisis; the hazard of Silicon Valley culture; fury in France over Macron's retirement reforms Fareed Zakaria GPS
Fareed speaks with Lloyd Blankfein, former CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs, about the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank this week and what it means for our financial system. Gillian Tett, U.S. Editor-at-Large for the Financial Times, joins the show to discuss how the culture of Silicon Valley and social media contributed to this crisis. Plus, the Economist's Paris Bureau Chief Sophie Pedder talks with Fareed about the retirement reforms in France that have ignited nationwide strikes and protests. 
GUESTS: Lloyd Blankfein (@lloydblankfein), Gillian Tett (@gilliantett), Sophie Pedder (@PedderSophie)
Mar 19, 2023
10 weeks of protest rock Israel; a dangerous moment in US-China Relations Fareed Zakaria GPS
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak and former Israeli Vice Prime Minister Tzipi Livni speak on Prime Minister Netanyahu's proposed judicial reforms, which have ignited country-wide protests for ten straight weeks. Also, Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia and the incoming Australian Ambassador to the U.S., joins the show to discuss the worrying state of US-China relations. Plus, Fareed talks about the struggle between big tech and journalism in the age of AI.
Mar 12, 2023
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Ukraine and Beijing; Tracking the Origins of COVID-19 Fareed Zakaria GPS
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz sits down for an exclusive interview with Fareed following his visit with President Biden this week. They discuss the war in Ukraine, German defense spending and Berlin-Beijing relations. Plus, Chevron CEO Mike Wirth joins the show to share his take on the future of fossil fuels. And, Dr. Leana Wen, CNN medical analyst and professor at The George Washington University, talks with Fareed about the origins of COVID-19 in light of an announcement by the Department of Energy this week.
Mar 5, 2023
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