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By Fareed Zakaria | Join me and explore global issues and engage with diverse and unique perspectives.

Can Republicans be rational?

Donald Trump is a strange standard-bearer for Republicans. He espouses few of the party’s traditional positions and disavows most of its icons. Almost every important conservative publication — National Review, the Weekly Standard, Commentary — opposes him, as do most leading conservative pundits, …


Last Look: Images from inside Syria - CNN Video


On GPS: Is Israel more secure today? (2014) - CNN Video


The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline Hardcover – Deckle Edge, September 20, 2016

Fareed interviews Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi - CNN Video

Aung San Suu Kyi

Fareed interviews Ukrainian President Poroshenko - CNN Video


Fareed's Take: Declining approval ratings - CNN Video


On GPS: Is Aung San Suu Kyi the Mandela of Asia?

After spending 15 years under house arrest, democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi explains her life outlook and why she doesn't harbor bitterness.

Aung San Suu Kyi

GPS Web Extra: Poroshenko on Syrian aid convoy attack

Ukraine's leader says Russia's denial of involvement in the recent Syrian aid convoy attack is "absolutely" familiar given their behavior towards Ukraine.


GPS Web Extra: Myanmar's leader on "The Future of Freedom"

Aung San Suu Kyi, who has read Fareed's book "The Future of Freedom" on illiberal democracies, tells him why Myanmar is not at risk of becoming one.


On GPS: Why Ukraine's President didn't meet with Trump - CNN Video


Beware simple solutions in a complex world

It’s the annual gathering of world leaders in New York this week, and for most of them, it’s time for group therapy. Around the globe, leaders of all stripes seem afflicted with the same malady: low approval ratings. Morgan Stanley’s Ruchir Sharma has pointed out that the median approval rating for …


On GPS: Will machines outsmart humans?

Ginni Rometty, IBM's CEO and President, tells Fareed why the benefits of cognitive technology like Watson will "outstrip" the threats it may pose.

Women in Tech

Donald Trump Jr. inadvertently encourages America to scoop up refugees by the handful

This tweet, from Donald Trump's son Donald Jr., makes a good point. Except for the part in blue, which is completely wrong.<p>If there were a bowl of delicious fruitish-flavored Skittles in front of you and three would kill you, you should not pick up a handful and start eating. That would be a very, …

Donald Trump

On GPS: Understanding China's 1.3 billion people - CNN Video


On GPS: What to do about North Korea - CNN Video

North Korea

What in the World: To ban or not to ban the burkini - CNN Video


IBM's CEO on the future of technology - CNN Video


On GPS: Inside the world of IBM's Watson - CNN Video


Fareed's Take: Who are Donald Trump's supporters? - CNN Video

Donald Trump

On GPS: Do Chinese people want to rival the U.S.? - CNN Video


IBM's CEO on how technology can learn creativity

Can technology be creative? Can it learn emotions? Ginni Rometty tells Fareed how IBM's cognitive computing system, Watson, helped edit a movie trailer.