Fareed Zakaria

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Fareed: US desperate for North Korea summit

CNN's Fareed Zakaria tells Anderson Cooper that President Donald Trump is almost too eager for a summit with North Korea.

North Korea

Blair: Global picture "is one of huge change"

Tony Blair predicts Western politics will be impacted for decades by populism, Islamic extremism, technological innovation, the rise of non-Western powers.

Tony Blair

Donilon on "statecraft errors" of Korea summit

What's behind the on-again, off-again nature of Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un? Former National Security Advisor Tom Donilon points to "statecraft errors."

National Security Advisor

Trump’s true talent isn’t negotiating. It’s marketing.

Donald Trump’s recurring criticism of his predecessor is that he just didn’t know how to make a deal. “Obama is not a natural deal maker,” he tweeted in 2016, complaining that there was no accord on Syria. “Obama will attack Iran because of his inability to negotiate properly,” he predicted …

Fareed's Take: Teachers in today's America

How did the American public school teacher go from 'intellectual paragon and social leader' to being underappreciated and underpaid? Fareed weighs in.

Turner Broadcasting

Friedman: U.S. talk on Israel embassy 'nonsense'

Tom Friedman argues Trump's Jerusalem embassy decision "is basically designed to advance the Republican mid-term agenda"and won't advance peace.


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Breaking the Bee (documentary)

Doerr's secrets to success in Silicon Valley

Venture capitalist John Doerr, who was an early investor in Google & Amazon, tells Fareed what he looks for in entrepreneurs.

Silicon Valley

Tribe makes the case AGAINST impeachment

Larry Tribe tells Fareed that impeachment could worsen political dysfunction and polarization rather than unify the nation.

Turner Broadcasting

Teachers deserve more than appreciation

Last week was Teacher Appreciation Week, and I intended to write on the subject, but a more newsy topic intervened. That’s an apt metaphor for the plight of teachers in America today. We live in a media environment in which the urgent often crowds out the important. But this week, I will stick to …


What in the World: Africa's democratic leaders

Fareed examines why many countries in Africa are bucking a global trend towards 'leaders for life'.


Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism

Those who championed globalization once promised a world of winners, one in which free trade would lift all the world's boats, and extremes of left …

Trump’s only possible Iran strategy is a fantasy

Jeb Bush said Donald Trump would be a “chaos president.” And this week, President Trump lived up to the billing, choosing to defy virtually the entire world, including America’s closest European allies, and raising tensions in the most unstable part of the globe, the Middle East.<p>It is hard to …

Fareed's Take: Why Trump dumped the Iran deal

Fareed says Trump's motivation in withdrawing from the Iran deal looks to be regime change. But what repercussions would that have?

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Zakaria: Trump has proved Iran's hardliners right

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran is a repressive and anti-American regime that has spread its influence in the Middle East, often to America's detriment. But it is also an ancient civilization, with centuries of power and influence in the region. The notion that the United States could solve all of its problems with …

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McFaul on what Putin will do with his 4th term

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, tells Fareed that Putin will continue to distance himself from the West and try to undermine it.


GPS Web Extra: Does Putin have dirt on Trump?

Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul tells Fareed about the tactics Putin uses to monitor and manipulate in his country.


Trump announces North Korea summit will be in Singapore

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 in Singapore, the US president announced Thursday on Twitter.<p>"The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th," Trump tweeted. "We will both …

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