Fareed Zakaria

1 Magazine | 19,338 Articles | 38,982 Followers | @FareedZakaria | Editor at TIME. Host of CNN's GPS: Sunday. Blogger at CNN.com/GPS

Republican candidates’ dangerous incoherence on guns

INCREASINGLY UNHINGED commentary by Republican presidential candidates about the massacre last week at a community college in Oregon might not seem worth a second glance. Some of the statements have been contemptible and/or ignorant, it is true. But they are worthy of attention, if only for what …


Italy's PM Renzi on the fate of Europe


Countering Climate Extremes Key to Asia’s Food Future

The Asian Development Bank is helping the fight against the extremes of climate change and food security for Asia's future.

Asia and the Pacific faces …


HEALTH: Healthcare costs unsustainable in advanced economies without reform

Healthcare costs are rising so fast in advanced economies that they will become unaffordable by mid-century without reforms, according to a new OECD …

UK Economy

What in the World: Coding vs. humanities

Fareed digs into the data to explain why reading a novel may better prepare you for the job market than learning computer code.


Fareed's Take: U.S.'s confused policy in Syria

After Russia began airstrikes in Syria, Fareed gives his take on the U.S.'s "fundamentally confused" strategies and alliances in the Syrian civil war.

Syrian Civil War

Why did Netanyahu visit Congress?

Fareed asked Bill Clinton last week about Netanyahu's speech to Congress; now he asks the Israeli PM about that controversial visit.


Netanyahu on Israel's tough neighborhood

Donald Trump says that Assad is a better option than ISIS. Israeli PM Netanyahu on what threats he sees to Israel's security.

Middle East

On GPS: Netanyahu "looks forward" after the Iran deal

Middle East

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In Syria, whose side is the United States on?

Vladimir Putin has been able to act forcefully in Syria not because he’s bolder or more decisive than Barack Obama but because he has a clearer strategy. Putin has an ally, the Assad government. He has enemies, the opponents of the government. He supports his ally and fights those enemies. By …

Middle East

Iran's Moment of Truth

In late February 2016, Iran will see two important elections. One is for the Assembly of Experts, a constitutional body. The other is for the Majlis, …

Middle East

Obama hits Putin, Republicans in U.N. speech

United Nations (CNN) — President Barack Obama slammed adversaries in Russia and Syria -- and political foes at home -- while defending the use of diplomacy over force in his address to the U.N. Monday.

In a speech at times defensive and accusatory, Obama sought to use his favored weapon -- oratory …

Barack Obama

Zakaria on US-Syria strategy: 'Grand goals...puny means'

Fareed Zakaria

Bill Clinton on Hillary's campaign controversies

Bill Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton Interviewed by CNN’s Fareed Zakaria for Sunday's #FZGPS

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton will appear on the Sunday, Sept. 27 edition of FAREED ZAKARIA GPS in a taped interview covering topics including the current presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton’s run for president, Donald Trump and the GOP brand, the civil war in Syria, good news on the United …

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Watch the interview with Bill Clinton this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN: http://t.co/e1iaTO5tjj

Bill Clinton: Trump is a "master brander"


Watch my full interview with Bill Clinton this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN: http://t.co/HOPzhTeQW7

The weaponization of everything: Globalization’s dark side

By Nader Mousavizadeh

A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustration file picture. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Files

The element of surprise in international relations appears more frequent and more ferocious. Are these shocks to be expected from a dangerously fragile …


My time in the lymphoma club

(CNN) — Dear Lloyd,

I woke up Tuesday morning to learn of your diagnosis. I've met you a few times when you've been on CNN, and my immediate reaction to reading the news was one that you might find odd. I wanted to reach out to you and say, "Welcome to the club!"

Let me explain: I was diagnosed a …


If you have a problem with Pope Francis’s message, you have a problem with Christ

I am not a Christian. But growing up in India, I was immersed in Christianity. I attended Catholic and Anglican schools from ages 5 to 18, where we would sing hymns, recite prayers and study the Scriptures. The words and actions of Pope Francis have reminded me what I, as an outsider, have always …

Pope Francis

On GPS: Former British spy chief grades Obama

Turner Broadcasting

Last Look: What refugees bring to a new country


1 man who thinks he can solve Syria's refugee crisis

Middle East