February 16, 2020 | On GPS: On GPS: Consequences of the coronavirus; Saudi Arabia vs Iran; why Trump's new travel ban is wrong to target Nigeria
Airdate February 16 2020: Where will the coronavirus go next? Is the world prepared to handle its spread? Fareed talks to an expert panel about what the outbreak means for China, for global health and the global economy. Then, the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia-what are the roots of their dispute? How has that history shaped the culture in the region today? Kim Ghattas tells Fareed how the Middle East came apart. And, Fareed explains why the travel ban's recent expansion to include Nigeria (and other nations) is bad policy.
GUESTS: Anna Fifield, Dr. Colleen Kraft, Rana Foroohar, Kim Ghattas, Joseph Nye
February 9, 2020 | On GPS: Bill Maher on wild week in American politics; the Palestinian perspective on Trump's Middle East Plan
Airdate February 9 2020: Bill Maher on the Iowa caucus, Trump's acquittal, the state of American politics and more. Plus, Palestine's chief negotiator, Saeb Erakat, tells Fareed the Palestinian perspective on Trump's Middle East plan. And, the world's youngest prime minister, Finland's Sanna Marin, on her female-dominated cabinet and how the rest of the world can achieve gender equality.
February 2, 2020 | On GPS: Jared Kushner talks Trump's Middle East peace plan and impeachment
Air-date February 2 2020: Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor and son-in-law to Donald Trump on the administration's Middle East peace plan-will it win Palestinian support? Can it? And, the path to re-election in the wake of the impeachment proceedings-is Trump's vision for the future of America enough to earn him a second term? Also, Ezra Klein on why America is so polarized.
GUESTS: Jared Kushner, Ezra Klein
January 26, 2020 | On GPS: Trump on trial-the view from abroad; containing the coronavirus; previewing Trump's Middle East peace plan
Airdate January 26 2020: How does the world look at America's impeachment spectacle? Will China stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus? Will Trump's long-awaited plan actually bring peace to the Middle East? Fareed speaks to an all-star panel to answer these pressing questions. Then, from the World Economic Forum in Davos, exclusive interviews with two leaders who face turmoil in their homelands. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam tells Fareed about the protests that have been rocking her island territory of China & Iraqi Pres. Barham Salih talks about his nation's intent to eject American troops from Iraqi soil (and his conversation with President Trump about that intention).
GUESTS: Zanny Minton Beddoes, Martin Indyk, Kishore Mahbubani, Pres. Barham Salih, Chief Executive Carrie Lam
January 19, 2020 | On GPS: Putin's plan to stay in power; what's the new normal between Iran and America after an almost war?
Air date January 19 2020: Russia's government resigned making room for reforms that could let Putin rule forever. What changes should we expect to see in Russia? Fareed talks Kremlinology with Anne Applebaum and Alexander Gabuev. Then, Iran's Supreme Leader delivered an anti-American screed in a rare appearance at Tehran's Friday prayers. What's next in the tit-for-tat between the U.S. and Iran? Fareed asks the experts. And as Down Under is devastated, former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd talks to Fareed about the role conservative politics and media in his country may have played.
GUESTS: Ariane Tabatabai, Karim Sadjadpour, Anne Applebaum, Alexander Gabuev, Kevin Rudd