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Fareed Zakaria GPS – Ashraf Ghani on Afghanistan


Once again Fareed Zakaria’s great new show on CNN, Global GPS, brings us face to face with people who *should* be household names here in the USA but rarely are because we focus far more attention on Britney Spears’ hair … Continue reading

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Newsweek’s Zakaria on the Economy


Fareed Zakaria, one of the best observers of the global landscape, suggests that if we curb some of our bad borrowing and spending habits we may emerge better and stronger from the current fiscal crisis: If we wanted a bigger … Continue reading

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George Soros on Zakaria GPS


Hedge fund manager George Soros is one of the world’s richest and most successful market watchers (and market manipulators?). Zakaria reports that Soros’ recent plays have netted him over 2 billion. He’s very controversial for his political views though my … Continue reading

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Bill Gates on Zakaria GPS


Fareed Zakaria continues his amazing series of interviews on his CNN GPS show with Bill Gates. Like Warren Buffett, a close friend of Gates, Gates will give away almost all of his wealth over the next decades via the Bill … Continue reading

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Wen Jiabao interviewed by Zakaria


Wen Jiabao is the Premier of China, making him one of the most influential international figures of this generation. Today on Fareed Zakaria’s GPS – one of the best shows on TV, we are hearing from Wen Jiabao on several … Continue reading

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Lomborg on Zakaria GPS: Painfully Correct Thinking


More kudos to Zakaria’s GPS on CNN for bringing key global thinkers to the news table. Today GPS featured Bjorn Lomborg, a figure who is controversial for the very simple reason that he has challenged sacred cows with common sense. … Continue reading

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Fareed Zakaria’s GPS on CNN


There’s a new show on CNN called GPS for “Global Public Square” and despite the dumb name the show, hosted by Fareed Zakaria of Newsweek, is brilliant – exactly the kind of dialog Americans need to hear as we face … Continue reading

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