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Fareed Zakaria

Editor of Newsweek International

Fareed Zakaria has been the Editor of Newsweek International since October 2000.

He is a regular columnist for the domestic edition of Newsweek and his articles have also appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, The New Republic and Slate.

Before his position at Newsweek, Mr. Zakaria joined Foreign Affairs in 1992 as the magazine’s youngest Managing Editor

Mr. Zakaria is a political analyst for ABC News, where he often serves as a regular member of the roundtable for ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos.

He has also written and edited several books; including “From Wealth to Power: The Unusual Origins of America’s World Role” (Princeton University Press).

His new book is “The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad,” which was published April 2003.

Esquire magazine named him “one of the 21 most important people of the 21st Century” in November 1999.

Mr. Zakaria received a B.A. from Yale and a Ph.D. from Harvard.

Articles by Fareed Zakaria

Islam's Wide World

How does Islam's view of democracy compare to other major world religions?

September 22, 2003

Young Arabs and Fear of Westernization

How can reform benefit both the modern and traditionalist aspirations of young Arabs?

August 17, 2003

Fareed Zakaria: The Future of Freedom

Does less equal more when it comes to safeguarding democracy in the 21st century?

July 6, 2003

The Arab World and the Future of Freedom

What do the past 50 years say about the progression and future of Arab civilization?

June 29, 2003