Fareed Zakaria GPS - Highlights

Fareed Zakaria GPS - Highlights


  • ISIS attack 'a matter of time'

    Aug 24, 2014 | 4 min
    Former CIA and NSA director Michael Hayden tells Jim Sciutto he believes ISIS is ready to strike the West.
  • On GPS: Cheaper, safer nuclear energy?

    Aug 18, 2014 | 7 min
    Fareed talks to Leslie Dewan, co-founder of a company with an innovative approach to nuclear power.
  • On GPS: Syrian civil war & the rise of ISIS

    Aug 15, 2014 | 2 min
    Hamid explains that the rise of ISIS is tied to the Syrian conflict. Would U.S. military action have made a difference?
  • A GPS panel weighs in on U.S. role in Iraq

    Aug 15, 2014 | 3 min
    On GPS, panelists discuss U.S. operations in Iraq. While airstrikes have been effective, is it enough to roll back ISIS?
  • On GPS: Understanding MidEast power struggles

    Aug 15, 2014 | 3 min
    Emma Sky & Shadi Hamid debate the role of moderates, extremists, & dictators in MidEast governments.
  • Fareed's Take: Where are the MidEast moderates?

    Aug 15, 2014 | 5 min
    Fareed explains that the Middle East is trapped between repressive dictatorship & illiberal opposition groups.
  • What in the World? Russian-Cuban rapprochement

    Aug 15, 2014 | 4 min
    Russia intends to have a spy post just 150 miles from Florida. Fareed explains how the U.S. drove Cuba into Putin's arms.
  • On GPS: Tyson on intl space cooperation

    Aug 8, 2014 | 1 min
    Neil deGrasse Tyson: It is "embarrassing" when earthly worries like Russia's actions in Ukraine affect space cooperation.
  • Tyson on deep space exploration

    Aug 8, 2014 | 3 min
    Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson oulines NASA plans for further space missions. But does America care anymore?
  • Fareed's Take: U.S. action against ISIS

    Aug 8, 2014 | 3 min
    The survival of Iraqi Kurdistan is in U.S. interests. Fareed explains why military intervention in Iraq is necessary.
  • What in the World: Where's the good news?

    Aug 8, 2014 | 5 min
    With turmoil in the Middle East dominating the headlines, Fareed says there is good news in other parts of the world.
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson on the Big Bang

    Aug 7, 2014 | 5 min
    On GPS, Neil deGrasse Tyson explains why it's important to study science and the origin of the universe.
  • Last Look: A laughing matter in Turkey

    Aug 5, 2014 | 2 min
    What's got these women laughing in Turkey? Fareed looks at a social media reaction to a politician's remarks about women.
  • GPS: 1-on-1 with U.S. Ambassador to Israel

    Aug 4, 2014 | 8 min
    Daniel Shapiro gives GPS the latest on the crisis in Israel and Gaza and the possibility of a sustainable cease-fire.
  • Serry: On Israel & a cease-fire

    Aug 3, 2014 | 1 min
    Serry says Israel should "seriously consider" a cease-fire, adding that the conflict has gone on too long already.
  • U.N. envoy on shelling of U.N. school

    Aug 3, 2014 | 2 min
    After the shelling of another U.N. school, Robert Serry says a cease-fire is needed, but stresses long-term negotiations.
  • On GPS: Serry on MidEast conflict

    Aug 3, 2014 | 6 min
    U.N. envoy Robert Serry explains why the cease-fire between Israel & Hamas collapsed. What are the prospects for peace?
  • Serry: On Hamas & cease-fire negotiations

    Aug 3, 2014 | 1 min
    Serry says Hamas should recommit to a cease-fire, but adds that underlying issues of the conflict need to be addressed.
  • Hamas: We don't use human shields

    Aug 3, 2014 | 5 min
    A Hamas leader says the organization doesn't use human shields and doesn't store weapons in Gaza schools.
  • Israeli spokesman responds to Hamas

    Aug 3, 2014 | 5 min
    The Israeli spokesman for PM Benjamin Netanyahu responds to Hamas' conditions for a cease-fire.
  • Sikorski on NATO's role in Poland

    Aug 1, 2014 | 2 min
    Radek Sikorski says NATO needs a stronger presence on its eastern flank as Russia conducts a "hybrid war" in Ukraine.
  • GPS: Gupta on the Ebola outbreak

    Aug 1, 2014 | 3 min
    Sanjay Gupta explains how conditions in West Africa helped the Ebola virus spread. But will it spread to the West?
  • Fareed's Take: The rise of Putinism

    Aug 1, 2014 | 5 min
    The Hungarian PM said this week the country would practice illiberal democracy. Is he taking a page from Putin's book?
  • Polish FM Sikorski on Russian sanctions

    Aug 1, 2014 | 3 min
    Sikorski tells Fareed the most recent sanctions will send Putin a message that the West can unite around a common goal..
  • Last Look: Plants in outer space

    Jul 28, 2014 | 1 min
    Fareed looks at an artist's new project: launching flowers & a bonsai into the stratosphere!
  • Clinton: Putin is arrogant and tough

    Jul 27, 2014 | 2 min
    Hillary Clinton talks about what Vladimir Putin is like as a man and how she dealt with him as Secretary of State.
  • Fareed's Take: How to punish Putin

    Jul 25, 2014 | 5 min
    The EU must take steps to send a clear signal to Russia on its stance. But will the EU have the resolve to take action?
  • GPS: Hillary Clinton on America's story

    Jul 25, 2014 | 3 min
    Clinton says America must better convey its identity to the world as "a major force for peace, prosperity and progress."
  • Hillary Clinton on Israeli settlements

    Jul 25, 2014 | 1 min
    Clinton: Israel's expansion of settlements is a "terrible signal" to send when claiming to support a two-state solution.
  • Hillary Clinton on Israeli offensive

    Jul 25, 2014 | 2 min
    On GPS, Hillary Clinton tells Fareed she does not believe Israel has committed war crimes in its use of force in Gaza.
  • Clinton: Putin partly to blame for MH17

    Jul 25, 2014 | 2 min
    Hillary Clinton tells CNN's Fareed Zakaria that Vladimir Putin should bear some responsibility for the downing of MH17.
  • Hillary Clinton explains Putin

    Jul 25, 2014 | 2 min
    What is Putin like as a man and a leader? Hillary Clinton explains what it is like to deal with the Russian president.
  • Clinton on the Russian Reset

    Jul 25, 2014 | 3 min
    Hillary Clinton explains why the U.S.'s reset with Russia stopped working. Is Putin to blame?
  • Last Look: Dictators & entertainment

    Jul 22, 2014 | 2 min
    What's a dictator to do after a bad portrayal in a movie or video game? Fareed looks at Kim Jong Un & Noriega's reactions.
  • Who is responsible for MH17 attack?

    Jul 20, 2014 | 6 min
    On GPS, Cohen and Freeland get into a spirited debate over assigning blame for the MH17 attack in Ukraine.
  • Brzezinski on the Israeli ground attack

    Jul 20, 2014 | 2 min
    On GPS, Brzezinski callls Israel's escalation strategy in Gaza "a serious mistake." How will the U.S. respond?
  • GPS: Response to MH17 plane tragedy

    Jul 20, 2014 | 1 min
    Brzezinski: The international response to Russia's role in the MH17 attack could be "a historically defining moment."
  • Fareed's Take: Asymmetric warfare

    Jul 20, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed looks at Russia's strategy of using pro-Russian rebels to destabilize Ukraine. But could this tactic backfire?
  • What in the World: BRICS Bank

    Jul 18, 2014 | 4 min
    The 5 BRICS countries announced the formation of a new bank that would rival the World Bank. Fareed explains why.
  • GPS: Krugman on the U.S. economy

    Jul 18, 2014 | 2 min
    While Krugman says the economy is finally improving, he tells Fareed the outlook is"more half empty than half full."
  • On GPS: Krugman grades Obama

    Jul 18, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed asks Paul Krugman to grade President Obama's domestic policy performance so far. Is Obama acing the test?
  • On GPS: Is Obamacare working?

    Jul 18, 2014 | 2 min
    Paul Krugman tells Fareed that Obamacare is exceeding expectations and proving to be a "workable policy."
  • Fareed answers viewers' questions

    Jul 16, 2014 | 11 min
    Fareed responds to questions about the Middle East, U.S. relations with allies, and trends in American foreign policy.
  • Last Look: A cover-up on a Russian ruble

    Jul 14, 2014 | 2 min
    A politician wants to change the image of the Bolshoi on a banknote. Fareed explains Russia's new trend of conservatism.
  • GPS: What Crimea & Kuwait have in common

    Jul 11, 2014 | 2 min
    Carl Bildt discusses parallels between the invasions of Crimea and Kuwait. But will the intl response be the same?
  • Can Israel-Palestine conflict be solved?

    Jul 11, 2014 | 2 min
    On GPS, Bret Stephens says big ideas for solutions to the conflict have been "well-explored" with no success.
  • What In the World: The Almighty Dollar

    Jul 11, 2014 | 5 min
    A French bank will pay a $9B fine to the U.S. Fareed explains the U.S.'s economic nuke: control of the reserve currency.
  • Fareed's Take: Obama's Syria Solution

    Jul 11, 2014 | 5 min
    Obama wants to aid the Syrian rebels. But history suggests this may not be able to change a crisis decades in the making.
  • What spying on Germany says about US

    Jul 11, 2014 | 2 min
    After Germany expelled a top CIA spy, Richard Haass & Bret Stephens explain why spying on the U.S. ally was "sloppy."
  • Bildt on Russian-EU relations

    Jul 11, 2014 | 3 min
    Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt explains the dynamics between Europe & Russia. And where does Ukraine fit in?
  • Last Look: Erdogan's campaign logo

    Jul 7, 2014 | 2 min
    Turkish Prime Minster Erdogan's campaign logo looks familiar. Fareed looks at how Obama's campaign has influenced others.
  • Gerges on U.S. role in Iraq

    Jul 3, 2014 | 2 min
    How should the U.S. respond to violence in Iraq? Fawaz Gerges agrees with Obama's policy of limited involvement.
  • What in the World: America's Ex-Im bank

    Jul 3, 2014 | 5 min
    Congress may not renew the Export-Import bank. Fareed explains how this decision would disadvantage the U.S. economy.
  • On GPS: Can drones help in Iraq?

    Jul 3, 2014 | 2 min
    When are drones useful? Gregory Johnsen and Jack Devine debate whether drones will work against Iraqi terror groups.
  • On GPS: Is soccer bad for the U.S.?

    Jul 3, 2014 | 2 min
    Peter Beinart tells Fareed that America's growing interest in soccer reflects a shift toward a cosmopolitan worldview.
  • On GPS: A new MidEast map

    Jul 3, 2014 | 2 min
    Robin Wright explains the "combustible situation" in the MidEast, where rival tribes & religions threaten modern borders.
  • Where America Works: Sioux Falls

    Jul 3, 2014 | 2 min
    In part 2 of a 5-part series, Fareed goes to a boom town with one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country.
  • Fareed's Take: The rise of nationalism

    Jul 3, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed takes a look at the troubling rise of nationalism across the world. What explains this trend?
  • On GPS: Is 2014 another 1914?

    Jul 3, 2014 | 8 min
    Are today's geopolitical tensions reminiscent of the outbreak of WWI? Fareed asks if history will repeat itself in 2014.
  • Whose tweets are most influential?

    Jun 30, 2014 | 2 min
    As India's new PM Narendra Modi gains Twitter followers, Fareed asks which leader's tweets have the highest retweet rate.
  • Rubin & Paulson on climate change report

    Jun 27, 2014 | 3 min
    Former Treasury Secretaries Rubin & Paulson say ignoring climate change is dangerous, so people need to act quickly.
  • Robert Rubin on solving climate change

    Jun 27, 2014 | 2 min
    Former Treasury Secretary Rubin says the risk of climate change is catastrophic, and needs to be tackled "on all fronts".
  • Former Secy. Paulson on Republican party

    Jun 27, 2014 | 2 min
    Paulson, Bush's Treasury Secretary, thinks many Republicans would favor reforming issues climate & immigration.
  • Treasury secretaries on economic recovery

    Jun 27, 2014 | 3 min
    Former Secretaries Rubin & Paulson say the recovery is slow but crucial structural reforms are stalled by DC dysfunction.
  • What in The World: Iraq's "tea party"

    Jun 27, 2014 | 4 min
    Al-Maliki refused this week to form a govt to appeal to Sunnis. Why? Reliance on radical Shiite support may explain it.
  • Fareed's Take: Hillary Clinton's dilemma

    Jun 27, 2014 | 4 min
    If Hillary Clinton runs for President in 2016, should she run on President Obama's coattails or on a message of change?
  • Where America Works: Houston's Diversity

    Jun 27, 2014 | 3 min
    In the first of a 5-part series, GPS looks at what works in America. First stop: Houston, the U.S.'s most diverse city.
  • On GPS: How is 2014 like 1914?

    Jun 27, 2014 | 2 min
    John McLaughlin says 2014 and 1914 have similar global dynamics: a tinder box, a rivalry and increasing globalization.
  • Last Look: Spain's thrifty coronation

    Jun 23, 2014 | 2 min
    After Prince Felipe became King Felipe VI of Spain, Fareed explains why the ceremony was a more muted, austere event.
  • Fareed's Take: A Plan B for Iraq

    Jun 20, 2014 | 5 min
    Fareed argues that given a united Iraq is unlikely. Instead, the U.S. should support the country's enclaves of stability.
  • On GPS: U.S. Involvement in Iraq

    Jun 20, 2014 | 2 min
    Robert Clarke discusses the political implications of the U.S. aiding the Shia government in Iraq.
  • GPS: How the Civil Rights Act was Passed

    Jun 20, 2014 | 7 min
    Fareed speaks to historian Robert Caro about how the Civil Rights Act got through Congress in the turbulent year of 1964.
  • On GPS: What Putin didn't count on

    Jun 20, 2014 | 2 min
    German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen discusses the united Western response to Russia's annexation of Crimea.
  • What in the World: Fixing Inequality

    Jun 20, 2014 | 5 min
    Is raising the minimum wage the best way to address poverty? Fareed argues for a better way to help the working poor.
  • Last Look: Thai junta creates happiness?

    Jun 16, 2014 | 2 min
    Can the Thai military government impose happiness after the coup? Fareed looks at efforts to improve morale.
  • What in the World: FIFA's profits

    Jun 15, 2014 | 6 min
    Fareed explores why FIFA and other multi-billion dollar sports organizations hold tax-exempt status.
  • Fareed's Take: Who lost Iraq?

    Jun 15, 2014 | 4 min
    As militants overtake key cities in Iraq and threaten Baghdad, Fareed takes a look at causes for the surge in conflict.
  • On GPS: Terrorism in Pakistan

    Jun 13, 2014 | 5 min
    In a 1-on-1 interview, Pakistani journalist Ahmed Rashid discusses the country's "half-hearted fight with terrorism."
  • On GPS: A sinking island nation

    Jun 6, 2014 | 3 min
    Fareed talks to Kiribati's president about how climate change & rising sea levels are threatening his country.
  • What in the World? Teeth & SCOTUS

    Jun 6, 2014 | 5 min
    Why is teeth whitening an important case for the Supreme Court? Fareed explains that licensing can hurt the economy.
  • On GPS: What is Bergdahl feeling?

    Jun 6, 2014 | 2 min
    Fareed asks David Rohde, who was a Taliban captive for 7 months, how he escaped & what he felt after returning home.
  • Fareed's Take: Is deterrence enough?

    Jun 6, 2014 | 4 min
    How should Obama confront other rising powers? Fareed argues modern foreign policy requires deterrence & integration.
  • On GPS: A new way to solve problems

    Jun 4, 2014 | 6 min
    Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner, authors of "Freakonomics," tell Fareed why it's important to "think like a freak."
  • Kristof on legacy of Tiananmen protests

    Jun 3, 2014 | 3 min
    On the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Nick Kristof remembers the democratic uprising and its impact.
  • Last Look: The mafia & the economy

    Jun 3, 2014 | 2 min
    What can the mafia do for you? Fareed looks at Italy's decision to include the underground economy in GDP calculations.
  • On GPS: Abdullah on Afghan stability

    Jun 2, 2014 | 7 min
    Fareed asks Dr. Abdullah, Afghan presidential front-runner, about the Taliban, relations with Pakistan, & corruption.
  • On GPS: Abdullah Abdullah on U.S. forces

    Jun 2, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed Zakaria interviews Abdullah Abdullah, a front-runner in Afghanistan's election, about U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
  • Abdullah on corruption in Afghanistan

    May 30, 2014 | 3 min
    On GPS, Abdullah says corruption is a "serious challenge" that must be addressed beginning with the government.
  • GPS: Abdullah on AfPak relations

    May 30, 2014 | 3 min
    Abdullah on GPS: Recognizing that Afghanistan and Pakistan share a common threat is necessary for regional stability.
  • Abdullah on relations with the Taliban

    May 30, 2014 | 2 min
    On GPS, Abdullah says genuine attempts to negotiate with the Taliban will be important for the future government.
  • GPS: Abdullah on Afghan civilian deaths

    May 30, 2014 | 2 min
    Abdullah says he believes civilian deaths caused by U.S. troops were not deliberate, as some critics suggest.
  • Abdullah on U.S. troop # in Afghanistan

    May 30, 2014 | 1 min
    Fareed asks Abdullah Abdullah how many U.S. troops must remain to achieve U.S.-Afghan security & training goals.
  • GPS: Ghani on corruption in Afghanistan

    May 30, 2014 | 4 min
    Ghani presents his ideas for how to tackle corruption, beginning with a zero-tolerance policy at the top.
  • GPS: Ghani on relations with the Taliban

    May 30, 2014 | 3 min
    Ghani says political dialogue with the Taliban will be necessary to attempt to resolve conflict and key divisive issues.
  • On GPS: Ghani on AfPak relations

    May 30, 2014 | 4 min
    Ghani says the fight against extremism and the Taliban will require cooperation between regional powers.
  • GPS: Ghani on Afghan civilian casualties

    May 30, 2014 | 2 min
    Amidst criticism that U.S. troops killed civilians, Ghani says troops staying in Afghanistan will play a different role.
  • Ghani on # of U.S. troops in Afghanistan

    May 30, 2014 | 3 min
    Ghani tells Fareed U.S. troops are needed for counterterrorism measures, training and maintaining relationships.
  • Ghani on Bilateral Security Agreement

    May 30, 2014 | 2 min
    Ashraf Ghani tells Fareed he would sign the BSA if elected, allowing U.S. forces to maintain a presence in Afghanistan.
  • Fareeds Take: American Foreign Policy

    May 30, 2014 | 5 min
    What does the world need from the U.S.? Foreign policy involves more than the use of military force.
  • What in the World: Afghanistan's Future

    May 30, 2014 | 6 min
    Find out why Fareed is optimistic about Afghanistan's direction as he interviews the country's presidential candidates.
  • On GPS: Career advice for millennials

    May 30, 2014 | 2 min
    Nasty Gal founder, Sophia Amoruso, tells Fareed the traditional rules she learned by following an unconventional path.
  • On GPS: WIll cable TV viewers "unbundle?"

    May 23, 2014 | 2 min
    Jeff Bewkes tells Fareed that cable packages are actually are a good bargain and streaming limits a viewer's choices.
  • Bewkes on television's second golden age

    May 23, 2014 | 2 min
    Jeff Bewkes, Time Warner's chairman & CEO, tells Fareed TV is thriving because "television is taking over the Internet."
  • On GPS: Will Ukraine detach from Russia?

    May 23, 2014 | 1 min
    George Soros tells Fareed extricating Ukraine from Russia will be difficult because it would undermine Putin's regime.
  • Soros on Russian ethnic nationalism

    May 23, 2014 | 3 min
    George Soros says Russia has emerged as an E.U.-alternative as Putin fosters ethnic nationalism reminiscent of fascism.
  • Last Look: Solving the world's problems

    May 23, 2014 | 2 min
    What's the world's biggest issue? Voters pick a problem; whoever solves it will win a prize from the new Longitude Prize.
  • What in the World? Liberal Arts education

    May 23, 2014 | 5 min
    What's the value of a liberal arts education? Fareed explains that it teaches you how to write, speak, and learn.
  • Fareed's Take: Why China challenges U.S.

    May 23, 2014 | 4 min
    Fareed explains why China poses a challenge; it uses cyber tactics of the 21st century & power politics of the 19th.
  • Last Look: Language use in U.S.

    May 20, 2014 | 2 min
    What languages do people speak in your state? Fareed looks at a new Slate article that breaks down the data.
  • On GPS: Drones, drones and more drones

    May 19, 2014 | 6 min
    In a 1-on-1 interview, former U.S. counterterror official Richard Clarke talks about the rising danger of drones.
  • The controversy behind India's next PM

    May 16, 2014 | 7 min
    While Modi was head of Gujarat, the Indian state grew rapidly but suffered a brutal religious riot. Airdate 12/29/13
  • Is Geithner a future Fed Chair?

    May 15, 2014 | 1 min
    On GPS, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner says he doesn't want any more jobs in the public life.
  • On GPS: Did regulations weaken recovery?

    May 15, 2014 | 2 min
    Timothy Geithner says the new regulations were necessary & just, and that they helped create a stronger economy.
  • On GPS: Who did the bailout help?

    May 15, 2014 | 2 min
    Did the bailout help Wall St. at Main St.'s expense? Timothy Geithner explains the strategy was to prevent unemployment.
  • Last Look: Wall Street of Flowers

    May 12, 2014 | 2 min
    Where do globalization & Mother's Day meet? Fareed looks at a Dutch auction house trading many of the world's flowers.
  • On GPS: Are we in a stock market bubble?

    May 9, 2014 | 1 min
    Steve Rattner says expensive stocks, like Twitter, are more representative of a "bubblet" than a bubble.
  • On GPS: Islamic extremism & women

    May 9, 2014 | 2 min
    Nick Kristof says Nigerian terror group Boko Haram benefits from the willingness of extremists to oppress women.
  • Griswold on Nigerian terror group

    May 9, 2014 | 2 min
    Eliza Griswold calls Boko Haram's leader a lunatic, and says the schoolgirls' abduction is about "thuggery", not Islam.
  • Kissinger on Russia's global integration

    May 9, 2014 | 2 min
    Kissinger says it is in everyone's interest to include Russia in the world order, despite Putin's "excessive" actions.
  • Fareed's Take: Obama's foreign policy

    May 9, 2014 | 5 min
    Obama's foreign policy approach has allowed him to avoid the mistakes of past leaders. But has he done enough?

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