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

The U.S.-China crisis over Taiwan was wholly predictable

The Biden administration’s approach to China has been tactically flawed and can be adjusted. Beijing’s errors are more serious — and potentially catastrophic.

August 4, 2022

Biden is showing that governing from the middle is possible

With the Schumer-Manchin deal, the evidence is piling up that compromise and progress are possible. Democrats are starting to look like the big-tent party.

July 28, 2022

In tackling climate change, don’t let the perfect become the enemy of the good

There are several practical ways that we can start cutting emissions right away.

July 21, 2022

Democrats need to become the party of building things

Democrats have become paralyzed by their own ideas and interest groups, and no one seems able to break through.

July 14, 2022

The West’s Ukraine strategy is in danger of failing

The economic war against Russia isn't working. The U.S. and Europe must adapt.

July 7, 2022

Biden needs to score in the culture wars

Focusing on economics isn't enough.

June 23, 2022

It’s time to start thinking about the endgame in Ukraine

Both Ukraine and its Western friends need to formulate war goals.

June 16, 2022

The best China strategy? Defeat Russia.

Putin’s Russia is the world’s great spoiler.

June 9, 2022

The one hopeful sign coming out of Davos this year

Russia’s aggression has sparked something like a revolution in Europe.

May 26, 2022

Biden has the means to reduce inflation. Why isn’t he acting?

The repeal of most or all of former president Donald Trump’s tariffs would be the single most effective way of reducing inflation in the near future.

May 19, 2022