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
January 12, 2020 | On GPS: The reverberations of the killing of a top general continue in Iran and throughout the Middle East
Air date January 12 2020: The reverberations of the killing of a top general continue in Iran and throughout the Middle East. Tehran sees new unrest as protestors decry the republic's strike on an Ukrainian airliner that killed all passengers. Will that anger amount to anything? Fareed is joined by an panel of experts in Iraq, Iran and the UAE. Then, how have the West's interventions in the Middle East affected the region? A great debate with Reuel Marc Gerecht and Trita Parsi.
January 5, 2020 | On GPS: After the killing of Iranian General Soleimani, are we on the brink of the next war in the Middle East?
Airdate January 5 2020: The killing of General Qasem Soleimani and its ramifications. Who was this man and why was he such an important figure in Iran? And what are the consequences of his death in the Middle East and beyond? Fareed is joined by Vali Nasr, the New Yorker's Dexter Filkins, Meghan O'Sullivan, Richard Haass and Peter Beinart.
December 22, 2019 | On GPS: Looking at President Trump's impeachment through the lens of history
Airdate December 22 2019: On Wednesday, President Trump became the third president in U.S. history to be impeached. How does his impeachment compare to those of Clinton and Johnson (and the almost-impeachment of Nixon)? Fareed is joined by an all-star panel of presidential historians to discuss. Then, a rare bit of good news to round out your holiday season: global poverty (and especially extreme poverty) has shrunk considerably over the past few decades. That's thanks to the work of people like Ester Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee - a husband and wife team who just won the Nobel Prize for their work. Could the world actually eliminate extreme poverty? GUESTS: John Meacham, Tim Naftali, Annette Gordon-Reed, Masih Alinejad, Ester Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee