Described by Esquire magazine as "the most influential foreign policy adviser of his generation" Fareed Zakaria is respected for his thoughtful analysis and up-to-the-minute assessments of international developments. Expect to hear him talk about the latest events in Syria, Iraq, Iran, and the fight against ISIS. Fareed Zakaria is the Host of CNN’s "Fareed Zakaria GPS", a contributing editor at The Atlantic, and a Washington Post columnist. He is the author of several books, including In Defense of a Liberal Education (2015); The Post-American World (2008); and Illiberal Democracy (2003).
Born in India and educated at Yale and Harvard, where he received his PhD, Zakaria became the youngest managing editor of Foreign Affairs at 28. He was the editor of Newsweek International from 2000 to 2010 and Editor-at-Large at TIME from 2010 to 2014.