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On GPS: Is Trump just another U.S. populist?

Niall Ferguson tells Fareed how Donald Trump fits into America's long history of nativist politics.

Niall Ferguson

What in the World: Global warming's cold spell?

Fareed digs into the science to explain how global warming might be causing such unusually frigid weather.

Climate Change

Zakaria: Iran has the ingredients for revolution

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran has the ingredients for a revolution. More than half of the population is younger than 30, many youths are educated yet unemployed, almost 50 million Iranians have smartphones with which they can learn about the world, and reformers have consistently raised expectations yet never …


On GPS: Can you predict the future?

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On GPS: Is the Trump coalition in disarray?

David Frum shares his take on the Trump coalition in light of the surprising result in the Alabama Senate race.

Turner Broadcasting

Fareed's Take: Republican tax plan

Fareed gives his take on how the Republican party still appeals to a broad base of voters despite a tax plan that largely benefits the rich.


Guterres: U.S. is too big for "America first"

U.N. Secretary-General Guterres says an "America first" approach will actually end up hurting American interests.

America First

U.N. Secretary-General on Trump's Jerusalem decision

On GPS, U.N. Secretary-General Guterres calls for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict but worries Jerusalem decision will hinder peace efforts.


On GPS: Can the Jerusalem decision bring peace?

Israeli diplomat Dore Gold tells Fareed that Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a "brave correction."


Zakaria: Trump's risky Saudi bet

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Saudi strategy does not seem to be working. The war in Yemen has turned into a disaster, creating a failed state on Saudi Arabia's border that is seething with anger against Riyadh. Qatar has not surrendered and doesn't seem likely to anytime soon. So far, the Shiites in Lebanon have …

Middle East

Books of the Week

<b>(CNN) —</b> 01/21/2018 "The Road not Taken" by <b>Max Boot</b><p>01/14/2018 "Devil's Bargain" by <b>Joshua Green</b><p>01/07/2018 "Kings and Presidents" by <b>Bruce Riedel</b><p>12/17/2017 Fareed's 10 Books, Movies and TV shows of the Year<p>12/10/2017 "Rescue" by <b>David Miliband</b><p>12/03/2017 "The Vanity Fair Diaries" by <b>Tina Brown</b><p>11/19/2017 …


Frum: Trumpism is a system of power

David Frum tells Fareed about how Trump's focus is not policy, but "enriching himself" and "shutting down the institutions that would normally catch him."

Turner Broadcasting

There’s a middle ground on immigration. Both sides refuse to find it.

Emmanuel Macron is today the most admired world leader among liberals, centrists and cosmopolitans around the globe. He has managed to win the French presidency, enact reforms and stay relatively popular — all while speaking positively about the free market, the European Union, globalization and …

Republican Party

Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Nationalist Uprising

<b>The instant #1 New York Times bestseller.</b><p>From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership …

Wright on Korea talks: "This is a ploy"

Veteran foreign correspondent Robin Wright tells Fareed why she's "a real cynic" about the potential outcome of talks between North and South Korea.

North Korea

Miliband: Trump slur hurts U.S. leadership

Former U.K. Foreign Secretary David Miliband tells Fareed that Trump's "shithole" slur and restrictive immigration policy "give people the chills."

David Miliband

Proud to Live in a Nation of Holers

As tourist destinations go, the Republic of Moldova — tucked between Ukraine and Romania — probably isn’t on anyone’s bucket list. It’s the poorest country in Europe, with per capita G.D.P. barely exceeding Sudan’s. Sex trafficking and organized crime are rampant. My memories of the place, from a …

Republican Party

On GPS: Fareed reacts to Trump "shithole" slur

Fareed: "I probably come from one of the nations Trump is talking about... [His slur] feels to me like a kind of profound misunderstanding about America."

World Politics