11:05 AM ET, September 10th, 2014

New Season of Eight Episodes, Featuring Host’s First Trips to Iran and Paraguay, Will Be Preceded by Prime Cuts Show Season four of the top-rated Emmy and Peabody award-winning CNN Original Series Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, begins on Sunday, September 28 at 9pm ET/PT with a tour of Shanghai, China. Immediately following, CNN premieres This is Life with Lisa […] Full Post

April 27th, 2014
01:29 PM ET

Tom Donilon on Fareed Zakaria GPS

CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS features an interview with Tom Donilon, the former national security advisor to Obama, about the President's trip to Asia and the Ukraine-Russia conflict.

A transcript and video of the interview are available after the jump.

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April 20th, 2014
01:18 PM ET

Michael Porter on GPS: Is the U.S. #1?

CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA GPS features an interview with professor at the Harvard Business School, and Director at the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Michael Porter. Porter spoke about “The Social Progress Index”, a new report that ranks countries on how well their citizens live. He discussed why the United States rank 16th.

In the interview, Porter said to Fareed, “At some level in America, we have incredible access to information and communication, but  if you look at objective measures of whether that’s penetrated very broadly throughout our population and to, really, all of our citizens, that’s where we start to come up short.”

A transcript of the interview is available after the jump.

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April 13th, 2014
12:54 PM ET

Mayor Nir Barkat on a divided Jerusalem

CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA GPS features an interview with the mayor of Jerusalem, Nir Barkat. Barkat spoke about the peace negotiations between Palestine and Israel, and if the city of Jerusalem can be divided.

In the interview, Barkat said to Fareed, “There is not a solution of, God forbid, dividing the city of Jerusalem. It will never function. It’s against the DNA of the city.”

A transcript of the interview is available after the jump.

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March 16th, 2014
03:34 PM ET

Nigeria's finance minister on gay rights

CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA GPS features an interview with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s finance minister, former managing director of the World Bank, and author of “Reforming the Unreformable: Lessons from Nigeria”, about how $20 billion got lost from Nigeria’s treasury , the suspension of the chairman of the Federal Reserves after he called attention to the situation, and why Nigeria has passed anti-gay legislation.

A transcript of the interview is available after the jump.

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March 16th, 2014
03:16 PM ET

Radek Sikorski: Russia is leaving the European Council 'no choice on Monday'

CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA GPS features an interview with Radek Sikorski, foreign Minister of Poland, and Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia, about the crisis in Ukraine.

In a discussion regarding what action the European Council will take to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Sikorski said to Fareed, “Russia is leaving us no choice. And the European Council has decided, if there is no movement on Russia’s part to correct the position, then I’m afraid we’ll have no – no choice on Monday.”

A transcript of this discussion is available after the jump.

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March 14th, 2014
07:16 PM ET

CNN Political Programming: Sunday, March 16

Following is the programming information for CNN's political shows Inside Politics, State of the Union with Candy Crowley, Fareed Zakaria GPS, and Reliable Sources for Sunday, March 16, beginning at 8:30amET: FULL POST

March 9th, 2014
05:41 PM ET

"The Russians have put in place a full occupation of Crimea..." fmr NSA Donilon to CNN's Fareed Zakaria

On the Sunday, March 09, 2014, edition of FAREED ZAKARIA GPS, featured interviews with former U.S. National Security Advisor Tom Donilon about recent developments between Russia and Ukraine, Israel’s Minister of Economy Neftali Bennett on whether there is hope for peace between Israel and Palestine, and a panel discussion with Canadian MP and writer Chrystia Freeland, Princeton and New York University Russian and Soviet studies professor (emeritus) Steve Cohen and Princeton University Russian studies professor Stephen Kotkin on the role that history and culture play in the current crisis in Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula.

On the current level of crisis in the Crimean peninsula, Donilon said, "The Russians have put in place a full occupation of Crimea.  They are intensifying their position there.  They're reinforcing their position there.  They've become much more aggressive.  They turned away monitors from the OSCE and the U.N. yesterday again through firing shots.  It's an exceedingly dangerous situation right now.  And you have a dynamic where you have Ukraine soldiers on bases basically held hostage by Russian soldiers.  In a situation like that anything can happen.  And I think it's just an exceedingly dangerous and tense situation right now because if you did have, God forbid, an exchange of fire, between Ukraine and Russian soldiers, you would have a real escalation of this crisis..."

The full transcript of today's program may be found here: http://bit.ly/1hYtrLs

FAREED ZAKARIA GPS airs Sundays at 10:00am and 1:00pm on CNN/U.S. and at 3:00pm on CNN International.

March 2nd, 2014
02:14 PM ET

Klitschko: "We have to unite it all together"

CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA GPS features an interview with Vitali Klitschko, former world champion boxer and Ukrainian opposition leader, about fighting the Russian invasion, the likelihood of war between Russia and Ukraine, the need for support from the west, and the territory of Crimea.

A transcript of the interview is available after the jump.

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March 2nd, 2014
02:10 PM ET

Albright: "Putin may have deeply miscalculated"

CNN’s FAREED ZAKARIA GPS features a discussion with Zbigniew Brzezinski, PhD, former national security adviser (Carter Administration) and counselor and trustee at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, and Madeleine Albright, PhD, former U.S. secretary of State (Clinton Administration) and international relations professor at Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service, about the events transpiring in Ukraine and Russia, and what is likely to happen next.

A transcript of the discussion is available after the jump.

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