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Fareed Rafiq Zakaria ( /fəˈriːd zəˈkɑriə/; Konkani/Hindi: फ़रीद राफ़िक़ ज़कारिया, Urdu: فرید رفیق زکریا; born January 20, 1964) is an Indian-American ... More »Fareed Rafiq Zakaria ( /fəˈriːd zəˈkɑriə/; Konkani/Hindi: फ़रीद राफ़िक़ ज़कारिया, Urdu: فرید رفیق زکریا; born January 20, 1964) is an Indian-American journalist and author. From 2000 to 2010, he was a columnist for Newsweek and editor of Newsweek International. In 2010 he became editor-at-large of Time magazine. He is also the host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, and a frequent commentator and author about issues related to international relations, trade and American foreign policy. In 2010, the government of India honored him with the Padma Bhushan for his contribution towards journalism. Zakaria was born in Mumbai (then Bombay), Maharashtra, India, to a Konkani Muslim family. His father, Rafiq Zakaria, was a politician associated with the Indian National Congress and an Islamic scholar. His mother, Fatima Zakaria, was for a time the editor of the Sunday Times of India. Zakaria attended the Cathedral and John Connon School in Mumbai. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University,... [ Wikipedia ]

Fareed Zakaria: Our new international tension is global norms vs. national interests

By Fareed Zakaria

Fareed Zakaria: Our new international tension is global norms vs. national interests - The Washington Post India’s reaction can be explained by its deep ties with Russia. From 2009 to 2013, 38 percent of major weapons exported from Russia went to India, far more than to any other country (and ...

On GPS Sunday: The latest on Ukraine, and what happened to Middle East peace talks? – Global Public...

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN On GPS this Sunday: A live look at the latest on the unrest in Ukraine...and the larger East-West battle it has become. Then, Middle East peace talks have collapsed. Why? There are many reasons, of course, but at the ...

Zakaria: Ukraine needs to get tougher – Global Public Square

CNN speaks with Fareed Zakaria about recent developments in Ukraine, and whether Kiev has lost control of the east of the country. This is an edited version of the transcript. A Russian air force plane reportedly made 12 passes near a U.S. Navy warship in the Black Sea over the weekend...

World's longest-running experiment sees new results – set up in 1927 it's making slow progress (Vide...

In the video below, which is from earlier this year, the current keeper of the pitch, Professor Andrew White, talks to Australian news reporters about Professor Mainstone and the experiment: In the next video, Fareed Zakaria takes a look at the experiment in a video clip from 2013: If ...

The ‘crucifixion' of Barack Obama

Mr Obama would be abandoning this and other journalists and creative knowledge traders to the sinister, selective silence of the West’s corporate media robber barons: media house owners and editors who, like CNN’s Fareed Zakaria [Unlink] (on at least one occasion) conspire to steal ...

Libertarian Republicans deserve to fail if they can't write their own damn copy

Bloomberg’s Brendan Greeley, commenting on Paul and Fareed Zakaria’s plagiarism, had this astute observation about why they might be doing it: They wanted us to see them as something more than they were, a host and a senator. That they were too busy to be less sloppy doesn’t explain the ...

Ike the Winter Soldier

Fareed Zakaria wrote on “Why Barack is Like Ike.” “Eisenhower understood, as Obama surely does,” Jeffrey Frank wrote, “how America’s role can change indelibly in a moment: that sending a single air strike, or soldier or, as happened with later Administrations, thousands of soldiers...

Tom Friedman Hopes Putin Turns Off Ukraine's Gas To Promote Green Energy Discussions, Huh?

Tom " Suck On This " Friedman was in top form today on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS while discussing climate change. He's on the right side of the issue thankfully, but his ideas are way out there when it comes to solutions. He actually believes it would be a good idea for Putin to shut off ...

So much for a common front on Ukraine

By Fareed Zakaria | Apr 11, 2014 4:56 pm | Demonstrators carry Russian flags in support of pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine, in Simferopol, Crimea, Thursday, April 10, 2014...

It's official: Canada is a superior country to the United States

This weekend, CNN broadcaster Fareed Zakaria drew attention to America's dismal performance in comparison with other countries. Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter was on his program to discuss the 2014 Social Progress Index, which was prepared by a U.S. nonprofit ...

Lawfare › The Foreign Policy Essay: Revenge of the Great Game

To be fair, as Fareed Zakaria noted, the frequency of outright territorial annexation has declined. He chalks this up to the triumph of global norms, but if one closely examines the research he cites, one sees that it actually shows that the second half of the 20th century had the most ...

Two Duke Students Selected As Truman Scholars

" Bergstrom worked as an intern for CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS"; was an elementary school tutor and volunteered as a refugee tutor for the International Rescue Committee, among many other volunteer experiences. She also completed an Iraqi refugee resettlement research internship for Arab ...

LIVE WEBCAST: What’s at Stake in India’s Elections?

Published by McKinsey & Company, the volume provides insights from Gurcharan Das, Sonia Faleiro, Bill Gates, Shekhar Gupta, Vinod Khosla, Mallika Sarabhai, Eric Schmidt and Fareed Zakaria, among others. India’s Ambassador to the United States Dr. S. Jaishankar will give a keynote ...

On Boston Bombing Anniversary, CNN Analyst Says U.S. Right-Wing Extremists Kill More Than Jihadists...

George Soros’ son Jonathan Soros ; executive chairman for Google, Eric Schmidt; Steve Rattner who led the Obama auto industry bailout, and CNN anchor Fareed Zakaria. George Soros has contributed more than $3 million dollars to the left-wing public policy organization New America. — ...

The tension between global norms and national interests – Global Public Square

Mr. Fareed Zakaria and the people who support conflict with Russia are clear example of why young Americans are getting their news from Jon Steward, a comedian. First we station NATO troops in several countries bordering Russia and almost surround Russia in the process. Then we support ...

Crimea highlights how interests clash with norms

Fareed Zakaria is published twice monthly by THE DAILY STAR. A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on April 14, 2014, on page 7...

Opinion Brief: April 11, 2014

I’m pretty sure the answer would be ‘yes.’” And the Washington Post’s Fareed Zakaria lists the erstwhile U.S. allies pointedly pretending not to notice Russia’s land-grabbing moves on Ukraine’s eastern border. Their reactions, he argues, suggest a weakening commitment to the idea of an ...

The Fierce Urgency of the Next Five Years

Or perhaps he should just schedule a meeting with Richard Haas, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, who last Sunday on Fareed Zakaria’s GPS said he is not only “skeptical” that the situation is “ripe for peace,” but believes it has occupied too much of Secretary Kerry’s ...

To my alma mater

Fareed Zakaria, a noted academic, has written that College Athletics are the “single largest deviation from merit in America's best colleges.” There is no doubt that a different admissions standard is applied to recruited athletes. The disparity, however, is disturbing and wider than ...

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