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Global Public Square’s Fareed Zakaria

Fareed hosts Fareed Zakaria GPS, is a columnist for The Washington Post and the author of “In Defense of a Liberal Education” and “The Post-American World”

Fareed Zakaria GPS is an international and domestic affairs programme that airs Sundays on CNN/U.S. and around the world on CNN International. The forum is a television destination for global newsmakers, U.S. politicians, CEOs, and thought-leading authors and journalists.

Interviews on Fareed Zakaria GPS

Manmohan Singh, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, the Dalai Lama, David Cameron, King Abdullah II, Moammar Gadhafi, Benjamin Netanyahu, Shinzo Abe, Hassan Rouhani and Bill Gates are among the newsmakers who have been interviewed by Zakaria

Fareed Zakaria CNN GPS

In addition to anchoring his weekend programme on CNN, Zakaria regularly contributes his thoughtful analysis of world events and public affairs to CNN website, quarterly CNN/TIME magazine specials, and other programming across CNN Worldwide.

Primetime Fareed Zakaria GPS specials have included “India at a Crossroads” in 2013 and “The GPS Roadmap for Making Immigration Work” in 2012.

Zakaria is a highly-regarded author. The Post-American World was published in May 2008 and became an immediate bestseller in the U.S. and around the world; an updated version, The Post-American World 2.0 was published in May 2011. His work, The Future of Freedom, was also an international bestseller published in 2007, has been translated into over 20 languages. From Wealth to Power: The Unusual Origins of America’s World Role was published in 1999.

Zakaria was editor of Newsweek International from 2000 to 2010 and a columnist for Newsweek. Prior to his tenure at Newsweek, Zakaria was managing editor of Foreign Affairs, a leading journal of international politics and economics from 1992 to 2010. He has served as an analyst for ABC News, a roundtable member of the ABC News political affairs program This Week with George Stephanopoulos, and as the host of Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria on PBS.

Zakaria has won numerous awards and been named to various lists, including Foreign Policy magazine’s list of “Top 100 Global Thinkers” and Newsweek magazine’s “Power 50” list of the most influential political figures of 2010. In 1999, Esquire magazine named Zakaria as “One of the 21 Most Important People of the 21st Century.”