Fareed Zakaria

Fareed Zakaria

WaPo columnist. Host of CNN's GPS: Sunday @ 10am and 1pm ET in the U.S. Blogger at http://CNN.com/GPS. Retweets are not endorsements.

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What can we possibly learn from modern SCOTUS confirmation hearings? And what can we expect from the court, if Judge Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed? My conversation w/ @NoahRFeldman  & @emilybazelon , from today's show:

Early indications suggest Covid-19 is ushering in the greatest rise in economic inequality in decades, both globally & within the US. My take:

How would @JoeBiden 's foreign policy differ from @realDonaldTrump 's? How would he think about China, or Afghanistan? My conversation w/ @ABlinken , from today's show:

Is @realDonaldTrump 's foreign policy working, & what are its principles? My conversation w/ @realKTMcFarland , from today's GPS:

From today's show: @LHSummers  on his estimate of Covid-19's $16T cost to the US--& why spending more on testing, tracing, & economic relief should be an easy call

This week's Last Look: how the UAE & Bahrain agreements are causing complications for Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

A generous, intelligent review of my new book from @ForeignPolicy 's @michaelphirsh , who writes that it starts "a necessary conversation about how we, as a species, can make better choices to save ourselves from predictable calamities to come."

I will take my chances and once again predict that Donald Trump will lose this election. Humbled as I am after these four years, I would still rather bet on—and believe in—the best in America. My latest column:


The @nytimes  has reported that Ukrainian Pres. Zelensky was set to make a public announcement of the investigations sought by Pres. Trump on my @CNN  program. So, I think I owe viewers my best understanding of what actually happened. My take:

Do Hong Kong's citizens want protests to continue, despite the turmoil? Longtime activist (and Yale student) @nathanlawkc  says yes. You can see our full conversation on GPS, @ 10am/1pm ET Sunday on @CNN 

We're in the early stages of what is going to become a series of cascading crises, and we will not be able to get back to anything resembling normal life unless the major powers in the world can find some way to cooperate. My take:

Imagine you're an American who works with his hands, & you've lost your job because of the lockdowns. You turn on the TV & hear medical experts, academics, technocrats & journalists explain we must keep the economy closed. All these people making that case have jobs. My take:

India’s most distinguished historian downgrades the country’s status as a democracy

My latest special report, “Donald Trump’s Conspiracy Theories,” airs on @CNN  tonight @ 9pm ET/PT & on @cnni  @ 9pm ET. A few conclusions I’ve drawn … #TrumpConspiracy 

The US is on track to have the worst outbreak of coronavirus among wealthy countries, largely because of the ineffectiveness of its government. This is the new face of American exceptionalism. My latest column:

Despite Beijing's new law, @nathanlawkc  says Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement is still alive "I'm not in an extremely safe position, but I will risk it in order to speak the truth to the world," he says of his own situation Our interview from today's GPS: