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. 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" (2020),
Latest from Fareed Zakaria

America’s foreign policy has lost all flexibility

It is too often an exercise in making demands and issuing threats and condemnations.

March 17, 2023

Mexico’s populist demagogue president is gutting fair elections

López Obrador is ensuring power for his party.

March 10, 2023

Washington has succumbed to dangerous groupthink on China

An accelerating dynamic is making rational policy difficult.

March 2, 2023

The next balloon-type crisis will be harder to deflate

Tensions between the U.S. and China are spiking — but the two countries more connected than ever.

February 9, 2023

There’s a remedy for Britain’s problems: Rejoin the E.U.

Many of the U.K's current economic woes can be traced directly back to Brexit

February 2, 2023

Yes, everyone has classified documents. The system is out of control.

Making everything secret is a way of avoiding public scrutiny.

January 26, 2023

After often-gloomy Davos, I’m still optimistic about the future

There are signs that what we are witnessing is a new kind of order, one built on the unity and cooperation of the world’s free nations.

January 19, 2023

Traditional immigration policy has failed. Biden is right to try reform it.

The West needs a rational immigration policy. But both left and right have reasons to oppose it.

January 12, 2023

2023 could be the year that exposes populism for the sham that it is

Populism thrives in opposition. Actually governing is harder.

January 5, 2023

America’s genius lies in its respect for rebellion

A new books offers insight into a culture of innovation.

December 29, 2022