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Fareed Zakaria Journalist

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: What Afghanistan's elections mean, and is Wall Street rigged? – Global Public Square...

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN On GPS this Sunday: Afghanistan holds an election Saturday. But is the violence that has already been witnessed a sign of what's to come? Will the poll really change anything? And what will happen to the Taliban 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...

Zakaria: Ukraine crisis very, very significant – Global Public Square

CNN speaks with Fareed Zakaria about the latest developments in Ukraine, talk of a civil war, and whether Russia is likely to invade eastern Ukraine. This is an edited version of the transcript. Russia's foreign ministry is now using words like civil war when talking about the possible ...

Opinion: Why India feels jilted by Obama

India and U.S. have been at odds over Crimea and Iran, says Ravi Agrawal Editor's note: Ravi Agrawal is CNN's New Delhi Bureau chief and was formerly senior producer of the network's "Fareed Zakaria GPS. " Follow him on Twitter: @RaviAgrawalCNN New Delhi (CNN) -- When I left India to ...

Why we believe conspiracy theories – Global Public Square

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN For those of you tired of the coverage of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, I want you to try an experiment. When you're with a group of friends – whose eyes might roll over when you even bring up the issue – ask them what ...

The money man behind pro-gay marriage Republicans

After Singer spoke about derivatives reform at Davos, he spoke about LGBT rights with Fareed Zakaria, and he often argues that the appreciation of freedom that guides his business sense is easily applicable to same-sex marriage. He told the Washington Post last year , “Ultimately, this ...

Shakespeare Rises Again on the Eve of His 450th Birthday | Robert David Jaffee

" I wrote the piece in the wake of a comment on CNN by Fareed Zakaria that the president was "Hamlet-like" in waffling on whether or not to enforce a red line on chemical weapons use in Syria. In years past, others had compared then-New York Governor Mario Cuomo to Hamlet due to Cuomo's ...

Joan Cooney And Pete Peterson Celebrate Holly Peterson's New Novel 'The Idea Of Him'

There are many journalists in that crew, from Maria Bartiromo, to Fareed Zakaria, to Tom Friedman. Museum directors, magazine editors like David Remnick and Tina Brown, and artists who make art that matters and changes the dial on how we look at art. It’s not Wall Street money per se...

Rule of law disappearing rapidly in Jamaica

During my readings I happened upon an interview that Fareed Zakaria — a journalist that I respect tremendously — did in 1994 with Lee Kuan Yew who Richard Nixon said, "might have attained the world stature of a Churchill, a Disraeli, or a Gladstone, had Lee lived in another time and ...

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...

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 ...

As Michael Lewis Agrees, HFT Makes Investors Better Off

This was made clear over the weekend in an interview he did with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria’s GPS (apologies for the description of that show there but that’s the way they want it described). From the transcript: ZAKARIA: So let me take you back, step back and if you look at what you’re ...

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 ...

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