Fareed Zakaria GPS - Highlights

Fareed Zakaria GPS - Highlights

  • On GPS: Is the U.S. # 1?

    Apr 18, 2014 | 7 min
    Michael Porter stops by GPS to reveal how the U.S compares to other countries in the eye-opening Social Progress Index.
  • On GPS: Schama on Arab anti-Semitism

    Apr 18, 2014 | 2 min
    Simon Schama says Arab anti-Semitism is an imported concept, made worse today by the Internet.
  • On GPS: Gladwell on Korean pilots

    Apr 18, 2014 | 4 min
    In a 2009 interview, Malcolm Gladwell tells Fareed that Korea's hierarchical culture makes Koreans bad pilots.
  • On GPS: A foreign aid debate

    Apr 16, 2014 | 8 min
    Does foreign aid work? Fareed asks Helene Gayle, president of CARE USA, & William Easterly, author and NYU professor.
  • Last Look: U.S. transit center closes

    Apr 14, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed takes a genuine last look at the only country to host both U.S. and Russian military bases.
  • On GPS: Friedman on climate change

    Apr 13, 2014 | 8 min
    A new U.N. report outlined the grave consequences of climate change. Tom Friedman tells Fareed what action must be taken.
  • Friedman: How to react to global warming

    Apr 11, 2014 | 3 min
    Tom Friedman says preparation for climate change is urgently needed and even the "nightmare" of preparation will help.
  • Why Putin should cut off gas to Europe

    Apr 11, 2014 | 1 min
    On GPS, Tom Friedman argues if Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin cuts off the gas supply, it would promote green technologies.
  • On GPS: Jerusalem & the peace process

    Apr 11, 2014 | 3 min
    Jerusalem's mayor Nir Barkat rejects the idea of a divided Jerusalem, which the Palestinians say is critical to peace.
  • GPS: Bourdain recounts trip to Russia

    Apr 11, 2014 | 2 min
    In a 1-on-1 interview, CNN's Anthony Bourdain talks about Russia's drinking culture and its current political climate.
  • Fareed's Take: Who supports Russia?

    Apr 11, 2014 | 5 min
    While the West is unified in condemning Russia, responses around the world reflect more ambiguity. Fareed explores why.
  • Last Look: A happy ending to King Lear?

    Apr 07, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed takes a look at performance of Shakespeare's King Lear by Syrian refugee children.
  • Fareed's Take: MH370 conspiracy theories

    Apr 04, 2014 | 5 min
    As conspiracy theories emerge to explain Flight 370's disappearance, Fareed examines why such theories form.
  • On GPS: Taliban & al Qaeda in AfPak

    Apr 04, 2014 | 2 min
    Carlotta Gall tells Fareed that Pakistan wants a Taliban resurgence & knows where al Qaeda's leader is hiding.
  • Did Sec'y Kerry waste his time in MidEast?

    Apr 04, 2014 | 1 min
    Richard Haass tells Fareed that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a local dispute, not worthy of Sec'y Kerry's time.
  • On GPS: U.S. role in MidEast peace

    Apr 04, 2014 | 1 min
    Bret Stephens says the MidEast peace process won't end, and U.S.'s focus on the talks wastes American political capital.
  • What in the World: Military suicides

    Apr 04, 2014 | 5 min
    Following the Fort Hood shooting, Fareed explores why many soldiers are dying off the battlefield. Can anything be done?
  • GPS: Michael Lewis on Wall St. scalping

    Apr 04, 2014 | 2 min
    While technology can improve trading, Lewis says traders use it to take advantage. The solution? Get rid of traders.
  • Lewis on the side effects of regulation

    Apr 04, 2014 | 1 min
    Author Michael Lewis tells Fareed that regulations have inadvertently allowed traders to take advantage of the system.
  • GPS: Lewis on technology and traders

    Apr 04, 2014 | 2 min
    Michael Lewis says the need for Wall St. traders has decreased with new technology. So why is compensation still so high?
  • On GPS: Are women taking over the world?

    Apr 04, 2014 | 7 min
    CNN's Fareed Zakaria discusses the war on women with Arianna Huffington, Tina Brown, Joseph Nye and Steven Pinker.
  • Last Look: Can you control a hurricane?

    Mar 31, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed takes a look at new research that says wind turbines could also be used to weaken hurricanes.
  • On GPS: China's role in plane search

    Mar 30, 2014 | 6 min
    Fareed goes 1-on-1 with the New Yorker's Evan Osnos to discuss China's response to missing Malaysian Flight 370.
  • Fareed's Take: Putin's border politics

    Mar 30, 2014 | 5 min
    Fareed examines modern border changes around the world. Do Russia's actions in Ukraine belong in the 19th century?
  • Fareed's Take: Putin's Crimea invasion

    Mar 24, 2014 | 5 min
    Putin's invasion of Crimea shows that he leads by looking to the past, not the future. Russia will be the poorer for it.
  • What in the World: The Computer Age

    Mar 24, 2014 | 5 min
    Computing power is rising exponentially. As computers reach new heights, where does that leave humans in the job market?
  • Last Look: Cheerio to the Union Jack?

    Mar 24, 2014 | 2 min
    Scots will soon vote on a referendum to secede from the U.K. If it passes, could the Union Jack be in for a redesign?
  • What in the World? Venezuela protests

    Mar 20, 2014 | 5 min
    Fareed Zakaria looks at the protests in Venezuela. Who are the protesters, and what are their motivations?
  • Fareed's Take: Russia's & E.U's blunders

    Mar 20, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed explains the mistakes made by both Russia and the E.U. that led to the crisis in Ukraine.
  • On GPS: Peace-malking in Northern Ireland

    Mar 17, 2014 | 9 min
    Fareed talks to two U.S. negotiators involved in Northern Ireland talks about that conflict, and about making peace.
  • GPS: Is Crimean invasion only phase one?

    Mar 14, 2014 | 3 min
    Estonian and Polish leaders weigh in on what Russia's invasion of Crimea could mean for Russia's other neighbors.
  • Nigeria's finance minister on gay rights

    Mar 14, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed asks Okonjo-Iweala about Nigeria's anti-gay laws. Her response: "We need a conversation ... We need evolution."
  • Fareed's Take: Deterring Putin in Crimea

    Mar 09, 2014 | 4 min
    Some say Putin intervened in Crimea because of Obama's weakness. Fareed asks if toughness really deters opponents.
  • Last Look: Looking back at Crimean War

    Mar 09, 2014 | 2 min
    As the world watches troops in Crimea, Fareed looks at the first war photographs ever taken ... also in Crimea.
  • Bennett on Arab-Israelis in a Jewish state

    Mar 07, 2014 | 5 min
    Israeli Minister of Economy, Naftali Bennett, says Arabs have equal rights in Israel, which must remain a Jewish state.
  • Israeli minister rejects peace plan

    Mar 07, 2014 | 2 min
    Naftali Bennett, an Israeli cabinet minister, tells Fareed why he disagrees with Netanyahu on a two-state solution.
  • Last Look: World's largest solar plant

    Mar 04, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed looks at California's Ivanpah solar energy plant. Is the U.S. catching up with global giants in renewable energy?
  • Albright: Putin miscalculated in Ukraine

    Mar 02, 2014 | 2 min
    Former Secy. of State Madeleine Albright says Russia's actions in Ukraine are nothing like the intervention in Kosovo.
  • Fareed's Take: Russian action in Ukraine

    Mar 02, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed gives his take on Russia's use of force in Ukraine. How should the international community respond?
  • Ukraine opposition leader speaks out

    Mar 02, 2014 | 3 min
    Ukrainian opposition leader and former professional boxer, Vitali Klitschko, talks about fighting the Russian invasion.
  • Last Look: An African fashion statement

    Feb 24, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed takes a look at the story behind the fabulous faux fur capes of some African church attire.
  • On GPS: Are the arts essential?

    Feb 24, 2014 | 6 min
    Are trade skills more valuable than art history lessons? Adam Gopnik argues that the arts & humanities are essential.
  • What in the World? Fixing Spain's economy

    Feb 23, 2014 | 5 min
    Why is Spain thinking of changing time zones? Fareed Zakaria looks at how the new proposal might improve productivity.
  • Fareed's Take: Ukraine & Russia

    Feb 23, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed Zakaria asks what's next for Ukraine after the peace deal, and how will it affect Russia?
  • On GPS: Will the Ukraine deal work?

    Feb 21, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed asks former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski about Ukraine. Can the peace deal last?
  • Last Look: Revamping the Parisian metro

    Feb 19, 2014 | 2 min
    Will Paris's metro be the next big tourist attraction? Fareed looks at proposals to renovate abandoned public spaces.
  • What in the World: China's smog problem

    Feb 14, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed explores China's efforts to address high pollution rate. Can India learn from China and clean up its act and air?
  • Duhigg on the secret to Olympic success

    Feb 14, 2014 | 3 min
    Charles Duhigg, author of "The Power of Habit," explores the role of routine in Michael Phelps' race to Olympic history.
  • GPS: Larry Summers on the debt ceiling

    Feb 14, 2014 | 2 min
    Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers says the debt ceiling serves "no productive purpose" and should be abolished.
  • GPS: Summers on U.S. interest rate level

    Feb 14, 2014 | 4 min
    Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers on what changes to low U.S. interest rates would do to fragile emerging markets.
  • Fareed's Take: Reforming immigration

    Feb 14, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed says blame for immigration reform gridlock rests on the shoulders of one party. Why can't compromise be reached?
  • On GPS: Will machines take your jobs?

    Feb 10, 2014 | 7 min
    Fareed sits down with the authors of "The Second Machine Age" to discuss how technology is replacing the human brain.
  • Last Look: Bigger, better Buddha?

    Feb 10, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed Zakaria takes a look at the recent trend of enormous Buddha statues around China.
  • Fareed's Take: Is Karzai Crazy?

    Feb 07, 2014 | 4 min
    Some may think Afghan President Hamid Karzai is acting crazy. Fareed explores the rationale behind his recent behavior.
  • On GPS: Cultural factors for success

    Feb 07, 2014 | 3 min
    Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld, authors of "The Triple Package," say some groups have cultural qualities that fuel success.
  • Keeping up with the technology boom

    Feb 07, 2014 | 3 min
    On GPS, two MIT professors discuss the breakneck pace of innovation, from driverless cars to voice technology.
  • What in the World: Tunisia's success

    Feb 07, 2014 | 5 min
    Amidst chaos in the MidEast ,Tunisia's transition gives hope. Fareed explores reasons for its post-Arab Spring success.
  • Kissinger on Obama's Russia policy

    Jan 31, 2014 | 2 min
    Henry Kissinger tells Fareed that the White House acts as if foreign policy will be "settled on a Sunday talk show."
  • What Putin thinks of Ukraine protests

    Jan 31, 2014 | 2 min
    Henry Kissinger says Putin sees Washington's involvement in Ukraine as a dress rehearsal for regime change in Moscow.
  • Valery Gergiev on Russia's anti-gay law

    Jan 31, 2014 | 3 min
    Gergiev, a Sochi ambassador and friend to Putin, tells Fareed that he questions why Russia needed the controversial law.
  • What in the World? Economics of smoking

    Jan 31, 2014 | 5 min
    China is taking a lesson from the U.S. by joining a global health trend: smoking bans.
  • Fareed's Take: A deal on Iran nukes?

    Jan 31, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed Zakaria gives his take on differences in the U.S. and Iranian vision of a nuclear deal. Can they bridge the gap?
  • Rouhani on Iranian house arrests

    Jan 29, 2014 | 2 min
    Will leaders of Iran's "Green Movement" be released from house arrest? President Rouhani says he hopes for reconciliation.
  • On GPS, Abenomic's structural reforms

    Jan 24, 2014 | 2 min
    Japan's Prime Minister Abe talks about what steps he has taken for success on the 3rd arrow of Abenomics.
  • What in the World: Foreign aid's impact

    Jan 24, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed delves into a Gates Foundation letter, which debunks myths about poverty. Can foreign aid transform nations?
  • Fareed's Take on income inequality

    Jan 24, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed explores how middle class incomes have largely stagnated in the age of technology. Can anything be done?
  • Shinzo Abe on dolphin "fishing"

    Jan 23, 2014 | 2 min
    Japan's President Shinzo Abe defends dolphin fishing as a "deeply rooted" cultural practice that should be respected.
  • Rouhani on Iran's nuclear technology

    Jan 23, 2014 | 2 min
    Iran's President Rouhani says Iran won't accept limitations on nuclear technology, which is a source of "national pride."
  • Rouhani on Israeli military strike

    Jan 23, 2014 | 1 min
    How would Iran respond if Israel strikes? President Rouhani says Iran's response would make Israel "rue the day."
  • Rouhani on "Death to America" chant

    Jan 23, 2014 | 2 min
    Iran's President Rouhani explains to Fareed what people mean when they chant "Death to America."
  • Rouhani reacts to threat of sanctions

    Jan 23, 2014 | 2 min
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says sanctions are illegal and that Iran doesn't want nuclear weapons.
  • Rouhani on Iran-U.S. relations

    Jan 23, 2014 | 1 min
    Iran's President Rouhani tells Fareed that Iranians do not trust U.S. policies, and that building trust takes time.
  • Last Look: Fed up with government B.S.

    Jan 22, 2014 | 2 min
    People around the world are fed up with government. Fareed Zakaria takes a look at one creative French protest.
  • Fareed's Take: Obama's NSA reforms

    Jan 17, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed explains why Obama's NSA reforms are a good balance between security and liberty.
  • Gates's advice on threats to U.S. security

    Jan 17, 2014 | 4 min
    Former Defense Secy. Gates tells Fareed about future threats to U.S. security, from D.C. paralysis to China and Iran.
  • Gates' advice on U.S. defense policy

    Jan 17, 2014 | 2 min
    Former Defense Secy. Robert Gates tells Fareed Zakaria that the biggest threat to national security is paralysis in D.C.
  • On GPS, understanding Iran through science

    Jan 17, 2014 | 2 min
    Karim Sadjadpour explains Iran's desire for nuclear power through neuroscience.
  • What in the World? Japan's aging population

    Jan 17, 2014 | 5 min
    Japan's population is shrinking and aging. Fareed Zakaria explains why this might actually be a good thing.
  • Gates on Obama's Afghan plan

    Jan 17, 2014 | 2 min
    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates tells Fareed that he supports Obama's Afghan timetable.
  • Last Look: How should Muslim women dress?

    Jan 15, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed Zakaria looks at a new survey about how Muslim women should dress, from the Middle East.
  • On GPS, explaining Mid East violence

    Jan 10, 2014 | 2 min
    Is America to blame for MidEast turmoil? Richard Haass & Rashid Khalidi tell Fareed what caused sectarian violence.
  • On GPS, Agus gives tips for a long life

    Jan 10, 2014 | 2 min
    One easy trick to prevent heart attacks and cancer: movement. Dr. David Agus gives Fareed the rules for a healthier life.
  • Fareed's Take: Why is Iraq so violent?

    Jan 10, 2014 | 4 min
    It was a violent year in Iraq. Fareed explores how Bush spread sectarianism rather than democracy in the region.
  • What in the World: Argentina's missteps

    Jan 10, 2014 | 5 min
    Find out why Argentina joins Venezuela in following Fareed's "How to Ruin Your Economy" check-list.
  • Musk: Think until your brain hurts

    Jan 04, 2014 | 2 min
    Inventor Elon Musk gives advice for becoming like him. Musk was the inspiration for the film version of "Iron Man".
  • Bono on creativity with age

    Jan 04, 2014 | 1 min
    Bono tells Fareed Zakaria that he hopes that U2's best work is still to come, "even if the odds are against it".
  • Bono: Art is an attempt to fill the void

    Jan 04, 2014 | 1 min
    Bono tells Fareed Zakaria that creativity is about filling a personal void.
  • Fareed's Take: China at a crossroads

    Jan 03, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed looks at the political and economic challenges China faces in the new year. Will 2014 be the "Year of China"?
  • What in the World: End to globalization?

    Jan 03, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed Zakaria explores how innovative local technologies may put an end to an era of globalization.
  • India's sophisticated ID program

    Dec 23, 2013 | 3 min
    Fareed Zakaria looks at a new, complex identification program in India.
  • On GPS, a fast-growing Indian state

    Dec 23, 2013 | 2 min
    Fareed Zakaria visits an Indian state that is growing faster than China, and one entrepreneur making it big there.
  • On GPS, corruption in India

    Dec 23, 2013 | 2 min
    Fareed Zakaria takes a look at corruption in India, and what one activist is doing to change it.
  • Fareed explains India at a crossroads

    Dec 23, 2013 | 3 min
    Fareed Zakaria visits India to ask what's next for the world's largest democracy.
  • On GPS, India's democracy at a local level

    Dec 23, 2013 | 2 min
    Fareed meets Jay Panda, an Indian politician who explains why national government is gridlocked.
  • Last Look: Iran's new ice rink

    Dec 23, 2013 | 1 min
    Fareed Zakaria takes a look at a new ice skating rink in Iran, where they had been banned since the 1979 Revolution.
  • On GPS, a Bollywood star's new project

    Dec 23, 2013 | 2 min
    Fareed Zakaria talks to Aamir Khan, a Bollywood star, about his new TV show to explore some of India's taboo topics.
  • Fareed's Take: Income Inequality

    Dec 20, 2013 | 5 min
    Fareed gives his take on inequality in the U.S. What is to blame, and can it be fixed?
  • Shavit criticizes boycott against Israel

    Dec 20, 2013 | 3 min
    Ari Shavit, an Israeli columnist, tells Fareed that the boycott is despicable & says people need to think about context.
  • Dennis Blair on anger towards NSA

    Dec 20, 2013 | 2 min
    Adm. Dennis Blair, former Director of National Intelligence, tells Fareed that the NSA needs more transparency.
  • Osborne on Chinese investment in U.K.

    Dec 20, 2013 | 2 min
    Fareed talks to George Osborne, Britain's finance minister, about his efforts to attract foreign investment from China.
  • On GPS, does austerity work?

    Dec 20, 2013 | 2 min
    Fareed talks with George Osborne, Britain's finance minister, about the success of austerity in the U.K.
  • On GPS, how to fix U.S. education

    Dec 13, 2013 | 8 min
    Fareed Zakaria continues his talk about the recent PISA test scores. What can the U.S. do to improve its school system?
  • On GPS, a problem with U.S. education?

    Dec 13, 2013 | 7 min
    Are American students falling behind their counterparts abroad? Fareed asks experts about how to interpret PISA test scores.
  • What in the World? Ukraine protests

    Dec 13, 2013 | 5 min
    Ukraine is caught between Europe and Russia. Fareed explains why this conflict is centuries in the making.
  • Fareed's Take: The Obama-Castro handshake

    Dec 13, 2013 | 3 min
    Fareed gives his take on the handshake between Obama and Raul Castro. Could it mean a policy shift for the U.S. & Cuba?
  • On GPS, the problem with U.S. education

    Dec 13, 2013 | 2 min
    Why are U.S. students falling behind on the PISA assessment tests? Tom Friedman wonders if U.S. culture is to blame.
  • On GPS, an execution in North Korea

    Dec 13, 2013 | 3 min
    Kim Jong Un's uncle was executed on Friday. Fareed and Kurt Campbell explain what this means for the country & its leader?
  • Last Look: Charity around the world

    Dec 09, 2013 | 2 min
    The world is more charitable this year than last year. Fareed takes a look at how generous various countries are.
  • On GPS, mobsters who don't use guns

    Dec 06, 2013 | 2 min
    Fareed Zakaria explains why this Japanese gang doesn't use firearms as part of the GPS Global Lessons on Guns.
  • Fareed's Take on Mandela: A Great Leader

    Dec 06, 2013 | 3 min
    Fareed Zakaria gives his take on Mandela's legacy, as a politicial genius who shaped the world's conscience.
  • On GPS, a look inside Swiss militias

    Dec 03, 2013 | 3 min
    Fareed Zakaria looks at what makes Switzerland a gun-lover's paradise: citizen militias.
  • Last Look: Can an ad bridge divide?

    Dec 03, 2013 | 2 min
    Fareed Zakaria asks whether India and Pakistan can learn from a Google ad that shows a heartwarming reunion
  • On GPS, a global view of education

    Dec 03, 2013 | 8 min
    Are kids in other countries smarter than students in the U.S.? Fareed & Amanda Ripley talk about schooling around the world.
  • What in the World? A Swiss salary cap

    Nov 27, 2013 | 5 min
    Swiss voters rejected a measure to tackle inequality by capping C.E.O pay. Fareed explains why this is a good thing.
  • Fareed's Take: Trust in government

    Nov 27, 2013 | 5 min
    Fareed Zakaria explains why Americans have reason not to be grateful for federal government this Thanksgiving.
  • What in the World? A Swiss salary cap

    Nov 27, 2013 | 1 min
    Swiss voters rejected a measure to tackle inequality by capping C.E.O pay. Fareed explains why this is a good thing.
  • A GPS historical lens on Iran nuclear deal

    Nov 27, 2013 | 4 min
    Is the Iran deal more like opening China in 1972 or the 1938 appeasement of Germany? Fareed asks a panel of historians.
  • On GPS, comparing education systems

    Nov 27, 2013 | 3 min
    U.S. students are not the highest achievers internationally. Amanda Ripley looks at three other models of education.
  • Regev on Iran nuclear deal

    Nov 24, 2013 | 7 min
    Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's spokesperson says the nuclear agreement is "a bad deal" and won't rule out use of force.
  • Fareed's Take: Iran deal a step forward

    Nov 24, 2013 | 4 min
    Fareed Zakaria gives his take on why the Iranian nuclear deal is a positive step.

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