Fareed Zakaria

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What the Olympics reveal about the world

U.S. Olympic swimmer Katie Ledecky displays her four gold medals and one silver at Dulles Airport after returning from Rio. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post) (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)<p>The Olympics are over, and the verdict is in: America won. The United States left Rio with the most …


Trump, hillbillies and race

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (Gerald Herbert/Associated Press)<p>For some of us, the puzzle of this election is not why Donald Trump is doing so badly but why he is doing so well. Given his obvious lack of qualifications, his absurd proposals, his hypocrisy, his obnoxious rhetoric, …

Donald Trump

Why Putin wants a Trump victory (so much he might even be trying to help him)

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes questions at a news conference in the Kremlin on Aug. 10. (Vasily Maximov/Pool photo via Associated Press)<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to see Donald Trump become the next president of the United States. To that end, Putin and his government have …

Donald Trump

Last Look: Mine Kafon drone - CNN Video


What in the World: Turkey's descent from democracy - CNN Video


Fareed's Take: Dreaming of a real Republican Party - CNN Video

Republican Party

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On GPS: What's behind Russia's love affair with Trump

Russian columnist Pavel Felgenhauer tells Fareed that Trump's popularity in Russia is a backlash against Barack Obama.


Shalev warns against consequences of Trump camp rhetoric

Chemi Shalev tells Fareed there are worrisome parallels between the atmosphere around Trump today and in Israel before Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated.


On GPS: Understanding Trump's working-class support

J.D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy, tells Fareed what his own family tradition of poverty says about others who feel left behind in the modern economy.

Time Warner

On GPS: What explains the fervor for Trump? - CNN Video


It’s not just Trump: The GOP is not serious on the economy

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves after delivering an economic policy speech to the Detroit Economic Club on Aug. 8. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press)<p>In recent days, I have had a dream: that America has a real Republican Party, a party offering a serious right-of-center alternative …

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Chart: Where are the World's Youth Unemployed?

One third of the world’s 1.8 billion young people are currently neither in employment, education or training. Of the one billion more youth that will …

Labor Economics

Malcolm Gladwell on backsliding after historic firsts - CNN Video

Malcolm Gladwell

Last Look: Tank Biathlon - CNN Video

Winter Sports

On GPS: Debating the candidates' economic plans - CNN Video


On GPS: GOP'ers respond to Trump

Bret Stephens and Emily Miller weigh in on how Donald Trump's slipping poll numbers will affect the GOP, and whether more Republicans will denounce him.

Donald Trump

Gerges, F.A.: ISIS: A History. (eBook and Hardcover)

The Islamic State has stunned the world with its savagery, destructiveness, and military and recruiting successes. What explains the rise of ISIS and …


Heated debate about Donald Trump and Republican Party. Watch Sunday 10am & 1pm ET on @cnn #FZGPS https://t.co/DKxLZm7fYn

Gladwell: Rio Olympics are a potential disaster - CNN Video


Fareed's Take: Trump is a BS artist

Fareed offers his take on why Donald Trump fits the definition of a BS artist.

Donald Trump