Fareed Zakaria

New York

Columnist focusing on foreign affairs

Education: Yale College, BA; Harvard University, PhD

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. Prior to his current roles, Zakaria was editor of Newsweek International, managing editor of Foreign Affairs, a columnist for Time, an analyst for ABC News and the host of Foreign Exchange with Fareed Zakaria on PBS. He is the author of "Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World
Latest from Fareed Zakaria

Spending on infrastructure might not be sexy. But it’s even more important than you think.

Our willingness to invest in the future is an indicator of the health of our society.

November 18, 2021

Can we compete with China and also save the planet?

A strategy focused on repairing and rebuilding an international system is the only way to tackle growing common challenges that countries cannot possibly address individually.

November 11, 2021

On climate, we need to run fast — but not run scared

We need to embrace hundreds of efforts, of all kinds, as long as they cut emissions.

November 4, 2021

It’s not a ‘Sputnik moment’ and we should not feed Cold War paranoia

A dangerous paranoia is growing in Washington.

October 28, 2021

Vamos rumbo a una crisis energética global. Necesitamos una estrategia de transición.

Sin una estrategia seria de transición, cada vez que haya un impacto en el sistema —mal clima, almacenamiento precario— nos enfrentaremos a una crisis energética.

October 26, 2021

We’re headed for a global energy crisis. What we need is a transition strategy.

We need to cut emissions today while keeping energy flowing.

October 21, 2021

The underappreciated success of Iraqi democracy

Who could have imagined that Iraq might provide useful lessons for U.S. democracy?

October 14, 2021

Candidate Biden was right on trade. President Biden is wrong.

Trade with China hasn't created the problems for American workers that its detractors claim.

October 7, 2021

The U.S. economy continues to soar while American politics craters

America’s weakness is its political system.

September 30, 2021

To contain China, joining the Pacific trade pact might be more effective than new submarines

What if the China challenge is fundamentally economic and technological?

September 23, 2021