Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
Longtime journalist Fareed Zakaria hosts Fareed Zakaria GPS for CNN, a weekly international and domestic affairs program, and is a columnist for The Washington Post and a contributing editor for The Atlantic. A trusted source for analysis on world events and public affairs, he has interviewed prominent political leaders, Fortune 500 CEOs, and public figures on his show, which won a Peabody Award in 2011 and was nominated for an Emmy in 2013.
Before his tenure at CNN, 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 also writes Fareed’s Global Briefing, a daily newsletter. He is the author of three books: In Defense of a Liberal Education, a commentary on the importance of a well-rounded education; The Post-American World, a discussion of the rise of non-Western powers; and The Future of Freedom, a study of “illiberal democracy” in various countries.