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Say hello to a post-America world

In London last week, I met a Nigerian man who succinctly expressed the reaction of much of the world to the United States these days. “Your country has gone crazy,” he said, with a mixture of outrage and amusement. “I’m from Africa. I know crazy, but I didn’t ever think I would see this in America.”<p>…

Pew Research Center

What Happens When Liberty Fails to Deliver

<b>THE RETREAT OF WESTERN LIBERALISM</b><br>By Edward Luce<br>234 pp. Atlantic Monthly Press. $24.<p>On June 6, 2017, the Canadian foreign minister made an extraordinary speech to that country’s Parliament. Rather than outlining a specific policy proposal or program, Chrystia Freeland chose instead to defend the …

Chrystia Freeland

On GPS: Homo sapiens 2.0?

Fareed interviews author Yuval Harari about his new book, Homo Deus, to learn how technology is changing humankind.

Evolution

What in the World: Gerrymandering

Fareed digs into gerrymandering, as the Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case which could change the political landscape of America.

Judiciary

Superfast Primetime Ultimate Nation: The Relentless Invention of Modern India 1st Edition

Fareed's Take: Trump's missed opportunities

Six months into Trump's presidency, Fareed gives his take on how Trump could have reshaped American politics and been revolutionary from the start.

TBS

HBO Schedule

Fareed's Take: What if North Korea isn't crazy?

Fareed takes a look at how to confront North Korea by treating it as a rational government that is prioritizing regime survival.

North Korea

Donald Trump’s lost opportunity

There are many ways to evaluate the Trump presidency at the six-month mark. What I am struck by is the path not taken, the lost opportunity. During the campaign, it was clear that Donald Trump had many flaws, but he tapped into a real set of problems facing the United States and a deep frustration …

Donald Trump

Fareed Zakaria discusses the origin of modern day populism in America and abroad.

Populism

What in the World: Hacking in the home

Do smart phones, smart homes, and smart cars mean more exposure to hackers? Fareed digs in.

Security

Fareed's Take: Trump's Russian soft spot

Fareed takes a look at Trump's foreign policy, and asks what's behind his soft spot for Russia and Putin.

Russia

Zarif: U.S. is violating Iran nuclear deal

Iran's Foreign Minister says Iran is complying with the nuclear deal, but the U.S. defied it by trying to dissuade nations from doing business with Iran.

Iran

Browder: Magnitsky Act targets Putin's money

Bill Browder, the investor behind the Magnitsky Act, says Putin is the richest man and feels threatened by sanctions that could target his money.

Magnitsky Act

Why, oh why, does Trump love Russia so very much?

The latest revelations about Russia and President Trump’s campaign are useful because they might help unravel the mystery that has always been at the center of this story. Why has Trump had such a rosy attitude toward Russia and President Vladimir Putin? It is such an unusual position for Trump …

Russia

Can We Prevent a North Korea Crisis? | Aspen Ideas To Go

Known as the “land of lousy options,” North Korea has posed problems for the US for decades. But now, the country is testing its missiles regularly …

North Korea

What if North Korea conventional wisdom is wrong?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pressure will work only if there is also some reason for North Korea to make concessions. Pyongyang has indicated in the past that it seeks a formal end to the Korean War (Washington signed only an armistice in 1953), a recognition of the regime and the lifting of sanctions. Obviously none …

North Korea

Rubenstein on protecting American history

Co-founder of The Carlyle Group, David Rubenstein, tells Fareed about his mission to increase interest in American history by preserving icons of the past.

History