Blog entries from: Global Public Square


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August 19 2014

From Global Public Square Tue Aug 19 2014, 11:31:39

For more What in the World watch Sundays at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Global Public Square staff Remember last December when President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raúl Castro at Nelson Mandela's memorial service, and got a lot of criticism for it? In truth it didn't signal any sort of a [...]

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August 18 2014

From Global Public Square Mon Aug 18 2014, 16:58:35

By Tatiana Darie Tatiana Darie, a recent intern with GPS, speaks with Russian journalist Ilya Barabanov, special correspondent for Kommersant and winner of the Peter Mackler Award for Courageous & Ethical Journalism. The views expressed are his own. You've been reporting from eastern Ukraine and along the Ukraine-Russia border. What do Russians think is going [...]

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From Global Public Square Mon Aug 18 2014, 11:03:40

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Fareed Zakaria Over the last decade, the United States helped organize Iraq's "moderates" - the Shiite-dominated government - gave them tens of billions of dollars in aid and supplied and trained their army. But, it turned out, the moderates [...]

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August 16 2014

From Global Public Square Sat Aug 16 2014, 19:08:04

Fareed speaks with Shadi Hamid, a fellow at the Brookings Institution's Center for Middle East Policy and the author of Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East, about the rise of ISIS. Watch the full interview on "Fareed Zakaria GPS," this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN. [...]

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From Global Public Square Sat Aug 16 2014, 18:42:51

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," this Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN On GPS this Sunday: First, Fareed offers his take on the Middle East - and why one of the key tenets of U.S. foreign policy in the region has been fundamentally misguided. Then, he convenes a panel of leading analysts [...]

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August 14 2014

From Global Public Square Thu Aug 14 2014, 23:06:19

By Fareed Zakaria For decades, U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East has been to support "moderates." The problem is that there are actually very few of them. The Arab world is going through a bitter, sectarian struggle that is "carrying the Islamic world back to the Dark Ages," said Turkish President Abdullah Gul. In these [...]

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From Global Public Square Thu Aug 14 2014, 17:09:33

By Fareed Zakaria "Silicon Valley isn't the only jargon culprit in the corporate world, of course. But tech's semantic tics are more meaningful, because they dictate what kinds of innovations are rewarded and financed," writes Kevin Roose in New York magazine. "Words like 'functional' and 'compatible' were important in the early days of Silicon Valley, [...]

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From Global Public Square Thu Aug 14 2014, 15:31:39

By F. Stephen Larrabee and Ian J. Brzezinski, Special to CNN Editor's note: F. Stephen Larrabee holds the Distinguished Chair in European Security, Emeritus, at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation and served on the National Security Council staff in the Carter administration. Ian Brzezinski is a resident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and was [...]

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From Global Public Square Thu Aug 14 2014, 10:51:09

By Sen. Conrad Burns (Ret.), Special to CNN Editor's note: Conrad Burns was a U.S. senator for Montana from 1989 to 2007. The views expressed are his own. In his first inaugural address, Ronald Reagan laid out his vision for re-establishing the United States as an "exemplar of freedom and a beacon of hope for those [...]

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From Global Public Square Thu Aug 14 2014, 10:38:42

CNN speaks with Fareed about the latest developments in Iraq and U.S. involvement in the region. This is an edited version of the transcript. So, aren't these boots on the ground in Iraq?  You know, they are boots on the ground. But I think in a way that's a kind of weird shorthand that we've developed [...]

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