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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.

An exclusive interview with U.S. Secretary of Defense, Lloyd Austin Fareed Zakaria GPS
After Russia's Vladimir Putin annexed parts of Ukraine and threatened the use of nuclear weapons, Fareed sits down with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin to discuss how the U.S. sees the threat and how it is responding. Looking east, Secretary Austin discusses China's threat to Taiwan and whether the U.S. military would come to the self-governing island’s defense. Then, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, former Russian oil tycoon who knew Putin before the two fell out, helps us understand Putin's mindset, his nuclear threat, and what Russia would look like post-Putin.
Oct 2, 2022
The Presidents of Finland and South Korea on threats from their neighbors Fareed Zakaria GPS
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö on why Vladimir Putin is not likely to accept defeat in Ukraine and why Europe will remain united against Russia, even if it means a very cold winter. Then, South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol tells Fareed why North Korea is still an imminent threat to his nation and the world. Then, as protests in Iran erupt after the death of a woman who had been arrested by the country's morality police, Karim Sadjadpour, Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for Internatio...Show morenal Peace, sits down with Fareed to discuss whether Iran’s theocracy can survive the unrest. Plus, a fascinating conversation at the Clinton Global Initiative about how to make the world a better place - with philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, chef José Andrés and Mia Mottley, the Prime Minister of Barbados. 
GUESTS: Sauli Niinistö (@niinistö), Yoon Suk Yeol (@President_KR), Karim Sadjadpour (@ksadjadpour), Laurene Powell Jobs (@laurenepowell), José Andrés (@chefjoseandres), Mia Mottley (@miaamormottley)
Sep 25, 2022
1-on-1 with Bill Clinton Fareed Zakaria GPS
Fareed sits down with the 42nd president of the United States, Bill Clinton, to discuss how Democrats will fare in the upcoming midterm elections, the historical roots of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, how to reduce inequality in the U.S. and around the world, and how to safeguard democracy against populism. Plus, when the GPS was in Kyiv last week, they talked to young students about their return to the classroom and how the war has impacted their lives. Prepare to be inspired!
Air date: 09/18/22
Sep 18, 2022
A monarchy in transition and a sit down with President Zelensky in Kyiv Fareed Zakaria GPS
Fareed is joined by celebrated historians Simon Schama and Kate Williams in front of Buckingham Palace to discuss the life and legacy of the late Queen Elizabeth II and the challenges King Charles III will face. Then, an exclusive interview with President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine in the Mariinsky Palace in Kyiv, where Fareed has a wide-ranging conversation with him about the new counteroffensive, his Russian enemy, Ukraine’s message to America, and more.
Sep 11, 2022
GPS Special: Global Lessons on Guns Fareed Zakaria GPS
CNN’s Fareed Zakaria explores the politics and policies of guns in America and around the world, GLOBAL LESSONS ON GUNS – A Fareed Zakaria GPS Special.  The program travelled the world to understand how other nations overcame their problems with gun violence, or have always maintained low rates of gun violence.  Zakaria examines events, politics, and policies that have shaped views on guns in Australia, Japan, Switzerland, and more.
Sep 4, 2022
6 months of war in Ukraine; attempts to revive the Iran nuclear deal Fareed Zakaria GPS
After half a year of war in Ukraine, National Security Council coordinator for strategic communications John Kirby tells CNN's Jim Sciutto that Putin shows no signs of backing down, while renewed shelling of a Russian-occupied nuclear plant in Ukraine has the world on edge. And, will the Iran nuclear deal be revived? Jim asks former U.S. Energy Secretary and nuclear physicist, Ernest Moniz. Then, Fareed asks Janette Sadik-Khan, New York City’s former transportation commissioner, whether a future...Show more of car-less cities is possible. Plus, Economist writer Callum Williams, on how automation will change the future of jobs. Finally, as the 25th anniversary of the death of princess Diana approaches, author Tina Brown joins Fareed to talk about her new book, "The Palace Papers: Inside the House of Windsor—the Truth and the Turmoil."
Aug 28, 2022
Ukraine's counteroffensive, China's economic meltdown and the future of the Iran Nuclear Deal Fareed Zakaria GPS
Retired US Army Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling assesses Ukraine's counteroffensive strategy against Russia. David Rennie, The Economist's Bejing Bureau Chief, discusses China's slow growing economy and whether it poses any risk to Xi Jinping. Then, will Iran accept a revived nuclear deal? Dina Esfandiary of the International Crisis Group and Karim Sadjadpour of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace offer their opinions. Plus, as some Americans ask whether its constitution needs a refresh, a loo...Show morek at a country that is trying to rewrite its own central document. Fareed talks to Andres Velasco, former Chilean finance minister and current London School of Economics public policy dean. And, space as you’ve never seen it before, a conversation with Mike Menzel, NASA’s lead mission systems engineer for the James Webb Space Telescope. 
GUESTS: Mark Hertling (@MarkHertling), David Rennie (@DSORennie), Dina Esfandiary (@Desfandiary), Andrés Velasco (@AndresVelasco), Mike Menzel
Aug 21, 2022
A GPS Special: The Fall of Kabul, One Year Later Fareed Zakaria GPS
As the one-year anniversary of the chaotic Taliban takeover of Kabul approaches, Fareed has an exclusive interview with the former president of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, about why he fled the country, if he feels betrayed by the U.S., and whether the rumors are true that he escaped with many tens of millions of dollars. Then, former U.S. Marine turned journalist and author Elliot Ackerman discusses his time fighting in Afghanistan and what America did right and wrong there.  And the show begins with Fareed’s Take on the lessons the U.S. can take from the war.
Air date: 08/14/22
GUESTS: Ashraf Ghani (@ashrafghani), Elliot Ackerman (@elliotackerman)
Aug 14, 2022
U.S.-China tensions rise over Taiwan Fareed Zakaria GPS
As China continues its military drills around Taiwan, Oriana Skylar Mastro, Fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute and a Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, explains why this is not just a show of force by China, but an actual combat rehearsal. Then, Richard Haass, president of The Council on Foreign Relations, and Susan Shirk, Chair at UCSD's 21st Century China Center, join Fareed for a discussion on what's the best way to preserve peace in and around Taiwan and how to lo...Show morewer the tension in U.S.-China relations. Plus, CNN's national security analyst, Peter Bergen, on the American killing of Al Qaeda's leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and what it means for the global state of terrorism.
GUESTS: Oriana Skylar Mastro (@osmastro), Susan Shirk (@SusanShirk1), Richard Haass (@RichardHaass), Peter Bergen (@peterbergencnn)
Air date:08/07/22
Aug 7, 2022
Will Speaker Pelosi go to Taiwan? If she does, how will China react? Fareed Zakaria GPS
As Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi departs for her trip to Asia, Fareed asks Adm. Mike Mullen (Ret.), former Joint Chiefs Chairman, if she will visit Taiwan and how China might react. Pivoting to the war in Ukraine, Fareed asks Mullen if Kyiv can be successful in its attempts to take back territory from Russia. Plus, an inside look at one of the most influential companies you've probably never heard of: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company. Fareed sits down with its chairman, Mark Liu, to talk technology, politics in the region and why war with China would be a lose-lose-lose situation.
GUESTS: Mike Mullen, Mark Liu
Jul 31, 2022
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