Fareed RafiqZakaria is a noted Indian-American journalist, political commentator, and author. He hosts the weekly public affairs show ‘Fareed Zakaria GPS’ on CNN that is broadcast across the globe by CNN International. He also contributes as writer of a weekly paid column for ‘The Washington Post’ and has been editor at large of ‘Time’, editor of ‘Newsweek International’, a contributing editor for ‘The Atlantic’and a columnist for ‘Newsweek’.Zakaria has interviewed several bigwigs including Barack Obama, Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin in the ‘Fareed Zakaria GPS’ show. He has hosted primetime specials for CNN Worldwide on a regular basis and often contributes his analysis on global events and public affairs to CNN.com, to the daily digital newsletter called ‘Fareed’s Global Briefing’, and to several other programming across different platforms of CNN. He has authored many books, including three New York Times bestsellers namely ‘In Defense of a Liberal Education’, ‘The Post-American World’ and ‘The Future of Freedom’. He received several honours and awards including the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award in India.