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.


  • May 3, 2020 | On GPS: Trump advisor Peter Navarro on the Covid-19 crisis; the curious case of Sweden & Covid-19

    03/05/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate May 3 2020: Fareed interviews Trump economic and trade adviser Peter Navarro on the blame game between China & the US over the spread of Covid-19. Then, the curious case of Sweden - the Scandinavian country has barely locked down but it's death rates are lower than you might imagine. Why? Sweden's Chief Epidemiologist Anders Tegnell tells Fareed. Also, the rise of anti-Asian racism in the wake of Covid-19. GUESTS: Peter Navarro, Anders Tegnell, Jiayang Fan, Erica Lee via Knit

  • April 26, 2020 | On GPS: Bill Gates on overcoming the coronavirus crisis

    26/04/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate April 26 2020: Bill Gates tells Fareed what we know now about the coronavirus, when we should expect a vaccine, and when the U.S. will be ready to reopen its economy. Then, where did this novel coronavirus come from? How did it make the leap to humans? Peter Daszak, one of the world's foremost virus hunters, tells Fareed the latest science. GUESTS: Bill Gates, Peter Daszak via Knit

  • April 19, 2020 | On GPS: The U.S.-China blame game; what we can learn from Austria as it starts to reopen; Madeleine Albright on leading in crises

    19/04/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate April 19 2020: Is Donald Trump right to point the finger at China for the spread of Covid-19? Is Xi right to point back? Former diplomat Kishore Mahbubani and former Trump deputy National Security Adviser Nadia Schadlow debate China's role, its rise in the geopolitical order, and the need for global collaboration. Then, Austria is among the first nations reopening its economy. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz tells Fareed in an exclusive interview what the world can learn from Vienna. Then, many countries hailed for handling the crisis well share a common element: they are led by women. What explains this trend? Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright explains what makes a great leader in these trying times. GUESTS: Kishore Mahbubani, Nadia Schadlow, Sebastian Kurz, Madeleine Albright via Knit

  • April 12, 2020 | On GPS: When to reopen the economy? The experts weigh in. Also, a WHO official and former UK PM Gordon Brown.

    12/04/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate April 12 2020: When will it be safe to re-open the economy? Fareed speaks to health experts and a Nobel Prize-winning economist. And, Pres. Trump's criticism's of the WHO, and his threat to defund it--are his attacks well-founded? WHO Spokesperson Margaret Harris responds. Meanwhile, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown tells Fareed about the global cooperation necessary to stem the crisis. GUESTS: Jennifer Nuzzo, Paul Romer, Mark McClellan, Dr. Margaret Harris, Gordon Brown via Knit

  • April 5, 2020 | On GPS: Covid-19 spurs economic crisis, gives way to a power grab in Hungary & forces globe's largest democracy into lockdown

    05/04/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate April 5 2020: Covid-19 grips the global economy, will this lead to the next great recession? Or worse, a depression? Paul Krugman, Zanny Minton Beddoes and Ian Bremmer tell Fareed what to expect economically in coming months. Then, in Hungary Prime Minister Viktor Orban now rules by decree. Michael Ignatieff and Valerie Hopkins tell Fareed how the pandemic played a role in what may be the end of democracy in that country. And, the largest lockdown in history: how is India handling it? Barkha Dutt explains. GUESTS: Paul Krugman, Zanny Minton Beddoes, Ian Bremmer, Michael Ignatieff, Valerie Hopkins, Barkha Dutt via Knit

  • March 29, 2020 | On GPS: The coronavirus crisis-what can the U.S. learn from Singapore's flattened curve & when can America get back to work?

    29/03/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate March 29 2020: In an exclusive interview, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong tells Fareed what the U.S. can learn from Singapore, the city-state that managed to flatten the curve. And, should the healthy and young in America get back to work? Will COVID create another Great Depression? A great debate on the best way to save lives and salvage the economy with Rana Foroohar, Dr. David Katz and Donald McNeil. GUESTS: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Rana Foroohar, Dr. David Katz, Donald McNeil via Knit

  • March 15, 2020 | On GPS: Tony Blair, Larry Summers, Tom Frieden and Matteo Renzi - tackling all the angles on the Coronavirus Pandemic

    15/03/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate March 15 2020: How lethal could the coronavirus be? Is the pandemic pushing the US and/or the world into a recession? Are the world's leaders handling the outbreak appropriately? What can different countries learn from each other? Fmr. CDC Director Tom Frieden, Fmr. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers and Fmr. Prime Ministers Tony Blair of the UK and Matteo Renzi of Italy join Fareed to answer these questions and more. GUESTS: Tom Frieden, Larry Summers, Tony Blair, Matteo Renzi via Knit

  • March 8, 2020 | On GPS: Hillary Clinton on the Trump presidency so far, the 2020 Democratic race & the state of women around the world

    08/03/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate March 8 2020: Hillary Clinton talks to Fareed about the Trump presidency (so far), compares the candidacies of Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, and offers her take on the peace agreement with the Taliban. And, on International Women's Day, Secretary Clinton speaks about the status of women - in the United States and around the world. GUESTS: Hillary Clinton via Knit

  • March 1, 2020 | On GPS: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on President Trump's deal with the Taliban for a U.S. pull-out

    01/03/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate March 1 2020: On today's show: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani tells Fareed that the U.S. deal with the Taliban indicates a transition "from war to peace." Then, what is Afghanistan's future after American withdrawal? Will Afghanistan be the next Vietnam? Peter Bergen and Andrew Bacevich discuss with Fareed. Also, as the U.S. records its first death from coronavirus and the global death toll nears 3,000, what precautions can you take to protect against the virus? Fareed talks to CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta and Sylvia Burwell, who was Secretary of Health and Human Services during the Ebola outbreak of 2014. GUESTS: President Ashraf Ghani, Peter Bergen, Andrew Bacevich, Sylvia Burwell, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Rana Ayyub via Knit

  • February 23, 2020 | On GPS: Trump's new intel chief; the possibility for peace in Afghanistan; the political minds of millennials.

    23/02/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate February 23 2020: Will the U.S. reach a peace deal with the Taliban? And, Trump's new intel chief, Richard Grenell, is already shaking up the establishment. What does his appointment mean for the intelligence community? Fareed answers these questions and more with an all-star panel. Then, the new politics of America's millennials. What will the country look like under their leadership? Reporter Charlotte Alter tells Fareed what she's learned researching her new book "The Ones We've Been Waiting For". GUESTS: Richard Haass, Ian Bremmer, Laurel Miller, Charlotte Alter, Thomas Philippon via Knit

  • February 16, 2020 | On GPS: On GPS: Consequences of the coronavirus; Saudi Arabia vs Iran; why Trump's new travel ban is wrong to target Nigeria

    16/02/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate February 16 2020: Where will the coronavirus go next? Is the world prepared to handle its spread? Fareed talks to an expert panel about what the outbreak means for China, for global health and the global economy. Then, the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia-what are the roots of their dispute? How has that history shaped the culture in the region today? Kim Ghattas tells Fareed how the Middle East came apart. And, Fareed explains why the travel ban's recent expansion to include Nigeria (and other nations) is bad policy. GUESTS: Anna Fifield, Dr. Colleen Kraft, Rana Foroohar, Kim Ghattas, Joseph Nye via Knit

  • February 9, 2020 | On GPS: Bill Maher on wild week in American politics; the Palestinian perspective on Trump's Middle East Plan

    09/02/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate February 9 2020: Bill Maher on the Iowa caucus, Trump's acquittal, the state of American politics and more. Plus, Palestine's chief negotiator, Saeb Erakat, tells Fareed the Palestinian perspective on Trump's Middle East plan. And, the world's youngest prime minister, Finland's Sanna Marin, on her female-dominated cabinet and how the rest of the world can achieve gender equality. via Knit

  • February 2, 2020 | On GPS: Jared Kushner talks Trump's Middle East peace plan and impeachment

    02/02/2020 Duration: 38min

    Air-date February 2 2020: Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor and son-in-law to Donald Trump on the administration's Middle East peace plan-will it win Palestinian support? Can it? And, the path to re-election in the wake of the impeachment proceedings-is Trump's vision for the future of America enough to earn him a second term? Also, Ezra Klein on why America is so polarized. GUESTS: Jared Kushner, Ezra Klein via Knit

  • January 26, 2020 | On GPS: Trump on trial-the view from abroad; containing the coronavirus; previewing Trump's Middle East peace plan

    26/01/2020 Duration: 38min

    Airdate January 26 2020: How does the world look at America's impeachment spectacle? Will China stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus? Will Trump's long-awaited plan actually bring peace to the Middle East? Fareed speaks to an all-star panel to answer these pressing questions. Then, from the World Economic Forum in Davos, exclusive interviews with two leaders who face turmoil in their homelands. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam tells Fareed about the protests that have been rocking her island territory of China & Iraqi Pres. Barham Salih talks about his nation's intent to eject American troops from Iraqi soil (and his conversation with President Trump about that intention). GUESTS: Zanny Minton Beddoes, Martin Indyk, Kishore Mahbubani, Pres. Barham Salih, Chief Executive Carrie Lam via Knit

  • January 19, 2020 | On GPS: Putin's plan to stay in power; what's the new normal between Iran and America after an almost war?

    19/01/2020 Duration: 38min

    Air date January 19 2020: Russia's government resigned making room for reforms that could let Putin rule forever. What changes should we expect to see in Russia? Fareed talks Kremlinology with Anne Applebaum and Alexander Gabuev. Then, Iran's Supreme Leader delivered an anti-American screed in a rare appearance at Tehran's Friday prayers. What's next in the tit-for-tat between the U.S. and Iran? Fareed asks the experts. And as Down Under is devastated, former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd talks to Fareed about the role conservative politics and media in his country may have played. GUESTS: Ariane Tabatabai, Karim Sadjadpour, Anne Applebaum, Alexander Gabuev, Kevin Rudd via Knit

  • January 12, 2020 | On GPS: The reverberations of the killing of a top general continue in Iran and throughout the Middle East

    12/01/2020 Duration: 38min

    Air date January 12 2020: The reverberations of the killing of a top general continue in Iran and throughout the Middle East. Tehran sees new unrest as protestors decry the republic's strike on an Ukrainian airliner that killed all passengers. Will that anger amount to anything? Fareed is joined by an panel of experts in Iraq, Iran and the UAE. Then, how have the West's interventions in the Middle East affected the region? A great debate with Reuel Marc Gerecht and Trita Parsi. via Knit

  • January 5, 2020 | On GPS: After the killing of Iranian General Soleimani, are we on the brink of the next war in the Middle East?

    05/01/2020 Duration: 44min

    Airdate January 5 2020: The killing of General Qasem Soleimani and its ramifications. Who was this man and why was he such an important figure in Iran? And what are the consequences of his death in the Middle East and beyond? Fareed is joined by Vali Nasr, the New Yorker's Dexter Filkins, Meghan O'Sullivan, Richard Haass and Peter Beinart. via Knit

  • December 22, 2019 | On GPS: Looking at President Trump's impeachment through the lens of history

    22/12/2019 Duration: 37min

    Airdate December 22 2019: On Wednesday, President Trump became the third president in U.S. history to be impeached. How does his impeachment compare to those of Clinton and Johnson (and the almost-impeachment of Nixon)? Fareed is joined by an all-star panel of presidential historians to discuss. Then, a rare bit of good news to round out your holiday season: global poverty (and especially extreme poverty) has shrunk considerably over the past few decades. That's thanks to the work of people like Ester Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee - a husband and wife team who just won the Nobel Prize for their work. Could the world actually eliminate extreme poverty? GUESTS: John Meacham, Tim Naftali, Annette Gordon-Reed, Masih Alinejad, Ester Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee via Knit

  • December 15, 2019 | On GPS: Boris, Brexit, and the Future of British Politics

    15/12/2019 Duration: 37min

    Airdate December 15 2019: The British people cast their votes on Thursday and give PM Boris Johnson what he calls an "irrefutable" mandate for Brexit. What does this mean for the future of British politics and global trade? Across the pond, Pres. Trump sealed 'phase one' of a trade deal with China. Fareed is joined by an all star panel to discuss these topics and more. Then, the persecution of religious minorities in two of Asia's largest nations: China and India - what you need to know. GUESTS: Ian Bremmer, Anne-Marie Slaughter, David Miliband, Shashi Tharoor, James Palmer, Brad Smith via Knit

  • December 8, 2019 | On GPS: NATO, Brexit, & the unrest in Iran

    08/12/2019 Duration: 37min

    Airdate December 8 2019: NATO leaders gather in London. Is the alliance suffering from "brain death" as French Pres. Macron said? Will it survive the Trump Era? Jens Stoltenberg, NATO's Secretary General, tells Fareed that even the alliance's most critical members will remain committed. Then, the U.K. is preparing for another election. Will Boris Johnson remain Prime Minister? Can he deliver on his Brexit promises? Nigel Farage, the father of Brexit, joins Fareed to answer these questions and more. Plus, the massive protests in Iran and the swift and violent regime crackdown. GUESTS: Jens Stoltenberg, Nigel Farage, Zanny Minton Beddoes, Alastair Campbell, Maziar Bahari via Knit

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