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Fareed Zakaria

Fareed ZakariaEditor-at-Large, Time

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Fareed Zakaria is Editor-at-Large of Time magazine.  He also writes for The Washington Post and hosts an international affairs program on CNN, Fareed Zakaria GPS. Dr. Zakaria was previously Editor of Newsweek International, overseeing all Newsweek’s editions abroad. Prior to joining Newsweek, Dr. Zakaria was managing editor of Foreign Affairs. His books include The Post-American World (2009), The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad (2007), From Wealth to Power: The Unusual Origins of America’s World Role (1999) and The American Encounter: The United States and the Making of the Modern World (1998) with James F. Hoge, Jr.  Dr. Zakaria won two Overseas Press Club Awards with Newsweek reporting teams, the Deadline Club award for his columns, and numerous honors for his October 2001 Newsweek cover story, “Why They Hate Us.” In 2007, he was named one of the 100 leading public intellectuals in the world by Foreign Policy and Prospect Magazines.  He received a B.A. from Yale and a Ph.D. in political science from Harvard.  He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.