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Fareed Zakaria

Opinion writerWashington, D.C.


The Afghan insurgency is armed by its neighbor which has one of the world’s most powerful armies.

  • Oct 8, 2015

Unlike the West, Russia’s Vladi­mir Putin has a clear strategy for action.

  • Oct 1, 2015

In his attention to the poor, the pontiff exemplifies Christianity as much as Jesus Christ.

  • Sep 24, 2015

America occupies a dominant position on the global economic landscape.

  • Sep 17, 2015

No country has done more to atone for its horrific history.

  • Sep 10, 2015

The GOP rhetoric on China, Mexico and immigration reveals a breakdown of vision and discipline.

  • Sep 3, 2015

Oil prices are falling at a speed that might produce enormous turmoil and uncertainty.

  • Aug 20, 2015

An open letter to the New York senator.

  • Aug 13, 2015

America has the tools and experience to handle Iran and outlast radical Islam.

  • Aug 6, 2015
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Fareed Zakaria writes a foreign affairs column for The Post. He is also the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and a contributing editor for The Atlantic. Before being named to his position at time in October 2010, Zakaria spent 10 years overseeing Newsweek’s editions abroad and eight years as the managing editor of Foreign Affairs. He is the author of “The Post-American World” (2009) and “The Future of Freedom” (2007). Born in India, Zakaria received a B.A. from Yale College and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He lives in New York City with his wife, son and two daughters.
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