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

Italy and Sweden show why Biden must fix the immigration system

The administration must find a way to demonstrate that it is taking control of the border. Or else, the populist right will keep gaining ground.

September 29, 2022

Putin has just made the world a far more dangerous place

The Russian dictator is playing a high-stakes game whose outcome could be catastrophic.

September 22, 2022

A visit to Kyiv reveals the secret of Ukrainian success

Ukraine’s response to invasion is society-wide, involving almost all the country’s citizens.

September 15, 2022

Queen Elizabeth decided to be boring — for Britain’s sake

The life of a monarch can be hard and unsparing.

September 9, 2022

Germany’s unlikely success story is an inspiration in dark times

One of the most striking positive trends in the world these days can be found in the democratic strength, character and leadership of Germany.

September 1, 2022

Kabul fell one year ago. Here are the lessons we should learn.

Incoherent strategy, lack of patience, unrealistic expectations and insufficient monitoring are among the U.S. blunders in Afghanistan.

August 12, 2022

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