August, 18 2019: Is the world ready for a recession? Fareed has an all-star panel to discuss.
It's been 10 years since the last global financial crisis. Is the next one around the corner? Is the world prepared to handle it? Fareed delves into the possibilities with Rana Foroohar, Richard Haass, and Ed Luce. And, the climate crisis has been dealt by the rich, and felt by the poor. Mary Robinson tells Fareed how this wrong can be righted. Also, Tara Westover (author of the best-seller "Educated") on her journey from no formal schooling to a PhD from Cambridge.
GUESTS: Rana Foroohar, Edward Luce, Richard Haass, Mary Robinson, Tara Westover
August 11, 2019: America's battles at home & abroad - extremist terror attacks & the escalating trade war with China
Should the U.S. treat the threat of white nationalist terror attacks the same way it treats foreign ones? What are the roots of the white nationalist movement in America? Fareed speaks to former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff and University of Chicago historian to answer these pressing questions in the wake of two deadly shootings. Then, the U.S. escalates it's tit-for-tat with China on trade. Is either side "winning"? Fareed talks to former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers.
Guests: Michael Chertoff, Prof. Kathleen Belew, Larry Summers, Daniel H. Pink
July 28, 2019: Boris takes 10 Downing Street and promises to Brexit soon. What will it mean for the UK, Europe & the world?
As Boris Johnson becomes British Prime Minister and promises to leave the EU - even if it means crashing out - in less than 100 days, what would it mean for the UK, Europe & the world? Then, Trump says he could wipe Afghanistan off the face of the earth. The Afghan government called the remark "unacceptable". Fareed talks to Afghanistan's Ambassador to the U.S. Also, how did we get from the Opium Wars of the 1800's to Hong Kong shaken by protests today? Fareed will explain.
Guests: Zanny Minton Beddoes, Niall Ferguson, Richard Haass, Ambassador Roya Rahmani, Dr. Eric Topol
July 21, 2019: Iran's Foreign Minister on tensions in the Persian Gulf. Does Iran think Trump wants war?
Iran's Foreign Minister on high tensions in the Persian Gulf. Does Donald Trump want war? And, can the world agree on rules of the road for cyber warfare? Former counterterrorism chief Richard Clarke on why nations need to come together...now. Then, in an exclusive interview, Fareed speaks with Greece's newly-elected Prime Minister about how he beat his nation's populist incumbents. What lessons might that victory have for America's Presidential contenders?
Guests: Mohammad Javad Zarif, Richard Clarke, Kyriakos Mitsotakis
July 14, 2019: Iran's push back against the West & the future of U.S. - U.K. relations
Former U.S. Energy Secretary, Ernest Moniz, tells Fareed about the fate of the nuclear deal amid rising tensions between Iran and the West. And, Washington's special relationship with Westminster, how will it survive the current strain? The U.K.'s former Foreign Secretary tells Fareed what's next for the two nations.
Guests: Ernest Moniz, David Miliband, Tom Friedman, Menaka Guruswamy, Arundhati Katju