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Fareed Zakaria (linkedin) is a renowned Indian-American journalist and author – the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, a weekly domestic and foreign affairs program, and a weekly columnist for The Washington Post on foreign affairs.

He is also the author of numerous books, including three New York Times bestselling books:

Is This a Revolution? Or Are People Just Very Ticked Off? – FP, 25.03.24
In a new book, Fareed Zakaria explores how much the times are a-changin’. At risk, he says, is the entire global system. By Michael Hirsh, a columnist for Foreign Policy

Age of Revolutions – Commonwealth Club World Affairs of California, 9.04.24

  • Explore the revolutions that define our era and their lessons for our polarized world with CNN host and bestselling author Fareed Zakaria. In this enlightening discussion, Zakaria delves into the past to shed light on the present, examining how revolutions in the 17th-century Netherlands, the French Revolution, and the Industrial Revolution have shaped modern politics and economics.
  • Drawing from his new book, “Age of Revolutions: Progress and Backlash from 1600 to the Present,” Zakaria explores how present-day revolutions in globalization, technology, identity, and geopolitics are reshaping our world. Despite the disruptions and anxieties these revolutions have caused, Zakaria offers a hopeful outlook, suggesting that wise action can revive the liberal international order and relegate populism to history’s dustbin.
    • Fareed Zakaria Host, CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS”; Columnist, The Washington Post; Author, Age of Revolutions: Progress and Backlash from 1600 to the Present; X @FareedZakaria
    • In Conversation with Mustafa Suleyman CEO, Microsoft AI; Author, The Coming Wave: Technology, Power, and the Twenty-first Century’s Greatest Dilemma; X @mustafasuleyman

Navigating Our Revolutionary Age: A Conversation with Fareed Zakaria and Eric Schmidt – Columbia SIPA, 3.04.24

  • Fareed Zakaria’s latest work, Age of Revolutions: Progress and Backlash from 1600 to the Present, has been called “the indispensable book for understanding the world today.” In it, he traces five centuries of world history to understand what makes a period revolutionary and how societies respond to such earth-shattering changes.
  • Fareed Zakaria will be in conversation with former Google CEO and IGP Carnegie Distinguished Fellow, Eric Schmidt. Drawing on deep historical research and personal experiences, they will discuss how to navigate today’s unstable and rapidly changing world.

Age of Revolutions: Progress and Backlash from 1600 to the Present – Pine Tree Foundation Endowed Lecture / Author Events, 28.03.24

  • In Age of Revolutions, Zakaria melds historical study with contemporary analysis to map the ways in which societal upheavals and political paradigm shifts define our current culture of polarization.

Fareed Zakaria on ‘Age of Revolutions’ and the lessons of history for today – Washington Post Live, 27.03.24

  • Fareed Zakaria, a CNN host, a Washington Post columnist and a veteran foreign policy observer, has written a new book that examines how revolutions – past and present – often provoke backlash. Zakaria joins Post columnist Max Boot to discuss his book, “Age of Revolutions” and the lessons history holds for today.

Fareed Zakaria on the Power of Ideas, and the Rewards of Intellectual – Mercatus Center, 27.03.24

  • Those who know Fareed Zakaria through his weekly column or CNN show may he surprised to learn he considers books the important way he can put new ideas in the world. But Fareed’s original aspiration was to be an academic, and it was a chance lunch with Walter Isaacson that convinced him to apply for a job as editor of Foreign Affairs instead of accepting an assistant professorship at Harvard. His latest book, Age of Revolutions: Progress and Backlash from 1600 to the Present is a testament to his enduring passion for ideas and his belief in the importance of classical liberalism in an age of increasing populism and authoritarianism.
  • Tyler sat down with Fareed to discuss what he learned from Khushwant Singh as a boy, what made his father lean towards socialism, why the Bengali intelligentsia is so left-wing, what’s stuck with him from his time at an Anglican school, what’s so special about visiting Amritsar, why he misses a more syncretic India, how his time at the Yale Political Union dissuaded him from politics, what he learned from Walter Isaacson and Sam Huntington, what put him off academia, how well some of his earlier writing as held up, why he’s become focused on classical liberal values, whether he had reservations about becoming a TV journalist, how he’s maintained a rich personal life, and more.

The Self-Doubting SuperpowerFareed Zakaria, Foreign Affairs, Jan-Feb 2024
America Shouldn’t Give Up on the World It Made

Moving Beyond a Post-Pandemic World – FP, 22.10.20
In a new book, Fareed Zakaria draws some hard but unavoidable conclusions about dealing with future viruses. By Michael Hirsh

Sfârșitul Economiei? – FP-Ro, iarna 2019
Oamenii sunt rareori raționali – așa că e momentul să încetăm să pretindem că sunt. De Fareed Zakaria

Davos Brainstorm 2024 With Rahul Kanwal: Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN – India Today, 15.01.24

  • Explore the intricate dance between geopolitics and economic consequences in this eye-opening discussion between Rahul Kanwal, Executive Director, Business Today, and Fareed Zakaria, the world-renowned host of the Fareed Zakaria GPS show on CNN.
  • As global events shape the world’s political landscape, their impact on economies is profound. Delve into real-world examples of how geopolitical tensions, trade dynamics, and diplomatic decisions influence economic outcomes. Gain insights into navigating this complex interplay and understanding the ripple effects on markets, industries, and everyday lives.

Davos Brainstorm 2024 : Fareed Zakaria Exclusive With Rahul Kanwal – India Today, 17.01.24

  • Narendra Modi has the chance to leave behind a very powerful legacy and go down as the most important Indian prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru, geopolitical expert Fareed Zakaria told India Today TV.
  • Speaking to India Today News Director Rahul Kanwal on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Fareed Zakaria said that PM Modi has the chance to transform India’s economy which is still very protectionist.

The world sees what America does not – CNN, 8.01.24

Fareed Zakaria: America’s Dangerous Pessimism – Foreign Affairs, 15.12.23

  • Most Americans think their country is in decline. So do their leaders. Both Joe Biden and Donald Trump have embraced foreign policies premised on the notion that the global order no longer serves American interests. But these pessimistic assumptions are wrong, Fareed Zakaria argues in a new essay for Foreign Affairs.
  • Moreover, they are leading the country to embrace strategies that will harm much of the world—and the United States most of all. Zakaria is the host of Fareed Zakaria GPS, on CNN, a columnist for The Washington Post, and the author of The Post-American World.

Fareed Zakaria on the World’s Deepening Inequalities – SIPA Columbia, 7.12.23

  • “If you think you’ve seen inequality, you ain’t seen nothing yet.” Are we heading into a world of much starker inequality? Fareed Zakaria and President of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam discussed factors that might contribute to inequality (like climate change, AI, access to energy) for the Columbia University.

Big Bets: Rajiv Shah, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, in Conversation with Fareed Zakaria – The 92nd Street Y, 6.11.23

  • Is big change even possible in today’s complicated, increasingly cynical world? Dr. Rajiv Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation and former administrator of President Barack Obama’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID), wants to show that it can. He is joined by Fareed Zakaria for an in-depth conversation about the ideas set forth in his new book, Big Bets: How Large-Scale Change Really Happens — and why he believes it’s realistic to be optimistic that today’s biggest challenges are solvable — from climate change to food insecurity to racial injustice to the rise of AI.
  • Join Rajiv and Fareed Zakaria for this galvanizing conversation as he shares insights and strategies for developing a bold vision that can attract support, collaborations and fresh ideas from key plays who might otherwise be resistant. Hear his inspiring personal stories as he traces his unlikely path as the Indian-American son of two immigrants to the Rockefeller Foundation across some of the most ambitious, dramatic global initiatives over the last 25 years.

Fareed Zakaria Exclusive On Israel-Hamas War – India Today, 31.10.23

  • In an exclusive interview with India Today, veteran journalist and geopolitical expert Fareed Zakaria spoke on the Israel-Hamas war, the invasion of Gaza, US presidential election and on a slew of issues.
  • When asked if Israel will be able achieve its objective of finishing off Hamas, he said, “I think they will be able to deal a very, very lethal blow to Hamas as an organization, as a military operative organization. They did with Hezbollah. They will be able to do something similar with Hamas, but they will not be able to destroy the idea of armed resistance.”

The Conflict in Israel and the State of Foreign Affairs – Scott Galloway, 15.10.23

  • Fareed Zakaria, the host of Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN and a columnist for The Washington Post, joins Scott to break down the conflict in Israel, including the historical context that is needed to know and the implications that are to follow within the region and around the globe.

Fareed: No practical reason for Israel to make deal with Palestinians – GPS/ CNN, 23.05.21

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says that Israel is now the economic and military superpower in the Middle East, Israeli leaders have no practical reason to make a deal with Palestinians … but do have a moral one.

Fareed Zakaria sits down with President Joe Biden – CNN, 9.07.23

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria speaks with President Biden about a wide range of foreign-policy topics: arming Ukraine, the looming NATO summit, the US–China relationship and more.

Fareed Zakaria: Interview with French President Emmanuel Macron – GPS / CNN, 29.07.19

Fareed: Ukraine faces trouble on two fronts – CNN, 30.11.23

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says one crucial global crisis is in danger of being forgotten, the war in Ukraine.

Fareed Zakaria explains why World should interfere in ongoing Russia-Ukraine War – Ideas of India, 1.04.22

  • #HindiNews#ABPNews India is in its 75th year of independence and it has moved leaps and bounds in every aspect. Multiple ideas from our visionaries at the early inception of the nation has fructified. With the nation looking towards 2047, 100 years of independence, there is a need for new ideas to take this nation to the next phase of development.

Fareed Zakaria: West Can’t Allow Putin to Win in Ukraine, Putin Won’t Back Down, He Is Escalating – The Wire, 25.03.22

  • In a 45 minute interview to Karan Thapar for The Wire, Fareed Zakaria, who is the host of CNNs GPS and a columnist for The Washington Post, pointed out that during Covid Putin lived in an absolute bubble and people who met him had to isolate for two weeks before they were granted access. He also pointed out that he has his own praetorian guard and is not protected by regular Russian security.
  • Mr Zakaria said Putin had a fantasy that Ukraine will welcome Russian soldiers. That is close to the opposite of what’s happened. Mr Zakaria said the Russian invasion is not going according to plan and that’s very worrying because Putin, as he may already have started in the last 48 hours, will step up the level of missile and air attacks. He asked is Putin worried about escalation and suggested that doesn’t seem to be the case.

“Russia-Ukraine War Likely To Get Bloodier” Fareed Zakaria On Putin’s Next Plan Of Action – Crux, 10.03.22

  • Prominent journalist & foreign affairs commentator Fareed Zakaria speaks to CNN News 18’s Zakka Jacob on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the implications of Putin’s actions and what the West needs to do to check Putin.
  • Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shattered peace in Europe and comes as a big loss of face for the US-led West. After the chaotic exit of US forces from Afghanistan, where the Taliban eventually seized power, the Biden administration is now facing the heat over the crisis in Ukraine. Many experts believe that the US did not act in time to deter Putin, despite its intelligence agencies warning of the Russian strongman’s plans. The US president has promised to hold Russia to account, but can the world trust the Biden administration? Are sanctions against Putin and Russian institutions enough to check Moscow’s aggression in the region? Has the US learnt no lessons from history?

Zakaria proposes difficult idea to keep pressure on Putin – CNN, 24.02.22

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria argues that the US needs to come to a resolution with Saudi leader Mohammed bin Salman, after the brutal killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, to increase oil output and keep pressure on Vladimir Putin.

Firing Line with Margaret Hoover : Fareed Zakaria – PBS, 14.01.22

  • Author and anchor Fareed Zakaria discusses the lessons of Covid-19 as the world enters the third year of the pandemic; Zakaria, who as a student brought William F. Buckley Jr. to Yale, also discusses threats to democracy at home and abroad.

An Evening With Fareed Zakaria – LBJ Library, 4.05.21

  • An evening with CNN host and bestselling author Fareed Zakaria, speaking on his recent release Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World, which explores how the COVID-19 pandemic will shape the world to come.
  • In Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World, CNN host and author Fareed Zakaria helps readers to understand the nature of a post-pandemic world: the political, social, technological, and economic consequences that may take years to unfold. Written in the form of 10 lessons covering topics from natural and biological risks to an emerging bipolar world order, Zakaria helps readers to begin thinking beyond the immediate effects of COVID-19.

CHINA Town Hall: Fareed Zakaria – 20.10.21

  • CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria is the featured speaker for CHINA Town Hall 2021, a national conversation on how the U.S.-China relationship affects our cities, towns, and communities. He examines the challenges and opportunities for both countries as they confront the most critical issues of the 21st century.

Fareed: China’s own missteps are turning world against them – GPS/ CNN, 30.05.21

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria gives his take on why China’s increasingly assertive foreign policy is putting it at odds not just with foreign nations, but also with its own interests.

Fareed Zakaria on US-China relations and the year in world politics – 2020 Lowy Lecture Broadcast, 27.11.20

  • Delivering the 2020 Lowy Lecture, Dr Fareed Zakaria evaluates the turbulent year in world politics marked by the growing rivalry between the US and China, and the coronavirus pandemic. The Lowy Lecture is followed by an extended Q&A with Lowy Institute Executive Director Dr Michael Fullilove.

Foreign Policy Expert Fareed Zakaria On Taliban Takeover In Afghanistan & More – Newstrack, 10.21

  • The Taliban is all ready to form the Government in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of American troops. This will be a different Taliban regime as compared to the previous one because world has changed now and more importantly Afghanistan has changed, says Foreign Affairs Analyst, Fareed Zakaria. He also spoke on, ‘how did the U.S withdrawal go so wrong?’ and more.

Fareed: Biden is right. It’s time to leave Afghanistan – GPS/ CNN, 04.21

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says that President Joe Biden made the correct decision to pull US combat troops from Afghanistan because the United States cannot not succeed in bringing a functioning democracy and reforms in the country without a powerful, competent and legitimate local partner. Fareed discusses the future of the region with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani.

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on Lessons for a Post-COVID World: The Next Crisis Could End Humanity – Carlos Watson Show, 19.01.21

  • One of the nation’s preeminent public intellectuals joins Carlos to share hot takes on capitalism, inequality and the most interesting leaders on the planet. Fareed Zakaria, the foreign policy expert who’s graced CNN, TIME, the Washington Post, the New York Times, Newsweek and more finally hits primetime on the Carlos Watson Show. Find out why 9/11 helped make his name, why he fears humanity is at risk of extinction, and what Putin and the Dalai Lama have in common.

Fareed Zakaria’s ‘Post-Pandemic World’ – euronews, 15.01.21

  • On Agenda Middle East we speak to political commentator and best-selling author, Fareed Zakaria about the takes from his new book: ‘Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World’. We also delve into what the future holds for the Middle East.

Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World/The Post-American World with Fareed Zakaria – Executive Learning Networks at Belmont University, 12.10.21

  • The Center for International Business & Executive Learning Networks at Belmont University present: Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World/The Post-American World, with Fareed Zakaria.
  • “There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen.”—we are living in a moment in time when history has drastically sped up. CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria helps us to understand the nature of a post-pandemic world: the political, social, technological, and economic consequences that may take years to unfold.

Niall Ferguson, Fareed Zakaria, Gillian Tett: A new Cold War cannot save a warming Planet – Victor Pinchuk Foundation, 9.10.21

  • It is no longer possible to deal with today’s threats acting alone. It is needed to join forces and act immediately. To overcome poverty, pandemics, warming, and future challenges. Humankind can save the planet by introducing new technologies. Get away from the war, get closer to saving the planet. #YESBraisntorming

Fareed Zakaria: Is this the Worst of Times? – The Agenda, 16.07.21

  • COVID-19 reshaped our lives in ways most of us couldn’t have imagined. It’s prompted reconsideration of fundamentals in social, economic, and political life around the globe. And where it takes us in the future is unclear. Fareed Zakaria is author most recently of “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.”

Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World – IMF, 1.12.20

  • Join IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and journalist and CNN host Fareed Zakaria for a Virtual Author Talk on Zakaria’s latest book, Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World. They will discuss how the pandemic could radically change our relationships to work and technology.

Fareed Zakaria and Niall Ferguson. Ten Lessons For A Post-Pandemic World – YES Online Conversation, 29.10.20

  • Yalta European Strategy in partnership with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation continues its series of online conversations on global challenges and what they mean for Ukraine. The 2nd conversation focused on how #COVID19​ transforms the world and how countries can use the crisis to build a better future. Fareed Zakaria, Host, Fareed Zakaria GPS, CNN, discussed his book “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World” with Niall Ferguson, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Victor Pinchuk, founder of YES, Victor Pinchuk Foundation, EastOne group, opened the conversation.

Fareed Zakaria: Ten Lessons For A Post-Pandemic World – Commonwealth Club of California, 29.10.20

  • CNN host Fareed Zakaria will help us understand what our post-pandemic world will look like. Beyond the immediate effects, we must be prepared for political, social, technological and economic consequences that might take years to unfold.

Fareed Zakaria on “The Narrow Path to Liberal Democracy” – American Purpose, 11.01.21

  • American Purpose presents: a conversation with Fareed Zakaria on “The Narrow Path to Liberal Democracy.”

Fareed explores reasons why minority voters might have voted for Trump – 29.11.20

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria discusses the immigrant experience in America and how groups of minorities differ from each other.

Fareed: Trump spotlighted great weakness of US democracy – 20.11.20

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria says that President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede an election he lost is another in a long list of norms he is breaking and is dangerous for the future of American democracy.

Fareed: The conspiracy theory of the 2020 election is here to stay – 15.11.20

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria makes the case that President Trump’s attempts to delegitimize the results of the 2020 US election are damaging to America’s democracy, even though President-elect Biden is set to become the 46th president of the United States.

Fareed Zakaria: Trump and ‘Trumpism’ have become normalized – CNN, 26.01.20

  • Fareed gives his take from Davos on how Trump’s economic approach is becoming normalized around the world, threatening gains from globalization.

Fareed Zakaria: Here’s the problem with Trump’s foreign policy – CNN, 12.01.20

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria explains the impact of President Donald Trump’s actions in the Middle East.

Fareed Zakaria fears American democracy could be in peril – CNN, 1.12.19

  • CNN’s Fareed Zakaria gives his take on the challenges to American democracy posed by demographic transition and an ever-strengthening presidency.

Davos 2020: Foreign Affairs analyst Fareed Zakaria decodes global trends – Business Today, 24.01.20

  • Foreign Affairs analyst and economic expert Fareed Zakaria spoke to India Today’s Rahul Kanwal at Davos where he explained why India was dispaoointing the world and especially the elite of the United States. He said India’s eroding secular and democratic values were ruining its image and affected its chances of forming lasting ties with the United States. Watch the video for more.

Munk Debates Q&A with Fareed Zakaria – 19.01.21

  • On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, bestselling author and CNN host Fareed Zakaria joined us for a members-only, live video question and answer period. This was a unique opportunity to interact with one of the world’s smartest geopolitical commentators and get his take on big events, issues and trends to follow in 2021.

Dr Fareed Zakaria | Full Address and Q&A | Oxford Union – 31.01.20

The Post-American World and the Rise of the Rest – 2010

  • In this lecture, Fareed Zakaria will expound on the The Post-American World; a world in which the United States no longer dominates the global economy, orchestrates geopolitics or overwhelms cultures. He will explain how the ‘rise of the rest’ — the growth of countries like China, India, Brazil, Russia, and many others — is the great story of our time. He will also explain how economic growth in any given country produces political confidence, national pride, and international problems. What does it mean to live in a truly global era? Zakaria will answer this question with his customary lucidity, insight, and imagination.