Fareed Zakaria

FAREED ZAKARIA is the host of CNN’s flagship international affairs program, Fareed Zakaria GPS, broadcast in more than 300 million homes around the world. The show, a forum for global newsmakers and thought leaders, garnered an Emmy nomination in its first year and won the Peabody Award in 2011. Zakaria also currently writes an internationally syndicated weekly column on foreign affairs for The Washington Post, hosts primetime specials for CNN Worldwide, and frequently contributes to CNN’s multiple digital platforms. He has been a contributing editor at The Atlantic since 2014 and was a columnist for TIME. Before that, Zakaria spent ten years at Newsweek, where his column received a 2010 National Magazine Award. Prior to joining Newsweek, he served as the managing editor of Foreign Affairs, as an analyst for ABC News, and as the host of the PBS show, Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria. In 2017, Zakaria received the Arthur Ross Media Award from the American Academy of Diplomacy and was previously named a “Top 100 Global Thinker” by Foreign Policy magazine. He has written four books, including THE POST-AMERICAN WORLD, THE FUTURE OF FREEDOM, and his most recent, IN DEFENSE OF A LIBERAL EDUCATION. Zakaria has been awarded honorary degrees by Harvard, Brown, Johns Hopkins, Duke, and the University of Oklahoma, among others.

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