Zakaria used to serve as a news analyst with ABCs political talk show This Week with George Stephanopoulos and used to host a weekly show on PBS. Now, he broadcasts Fareed Zakaria GPS, a weekly program on CNN that brings in-depth interviews with world leaders and panel discussions with international analysts. He has also published several books, including The Future of Freedom (2003), a New York Times bestseller that has been translated into 20 languages, and most recently, The Post-American World (2008). Zakaria also has been named one of the 21 most important people of the 21st Century by Esquire magazine and one of the top 100 public intellectuals by Foreign Policy and Prospect magazines.
Dr. Zakarias visit to CMC is sponsored by the Res Publica Society of Claremont McKenna College.