Blog entries from: Global Public Square


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October 22 2014

From Global Public Square Wed Oct 22 2014, 18:27:07

For more What in the World watch Sundays at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Global Public Square staff Since the financial crisis of 2008, the global economy has been in slow motion. As a result, commodity prices have fallen dramatically. But there was one great puzzle - the price of oil [...]

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October 21 2014

From Global Public Square Tue Oct 21 2014, 16:39:44

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN Fareed speaks with Admiral James Stavridis, former supreme allied commander at NATO and author of The Accidental Admiral, and Daniel Benjamin, a former coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department and now director of The Dickey Center for International Understanding, about [...]

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From Global Public Square Tue Oct 21 2014, 16:16:26

By Fareed Zakaria "Gadhafi's death was a landmark, but three years later, it cannot be convincingly called a good one...is as much of a mess as ever," writes Adam Taylor in the Washington Post. "In a confusing, chaotic situation, fighting is split among Arab nationalists, Islamists, regional militias and more. Recently, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates have [...]

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October 20 2014

From Global Public Square Mon Oct 20 2014, 17:59:24

Fareed speaks with Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, who co-discovered the Ebola virus. You worry about the fact that this could spread in the very large, very congested cities in Africa, for example, in Nigeria. And at that point, this could really spread like lightning. Well, first of [...]

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From Global Public Square Mon Oct 20 2014, 10:36:37

Watch 'Roots', a CNN special, this Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET/PT. For the past couple of months, CNN correspondents and anchors, including me, have been doing deep reporting on a topic that's rather foreign to most of us. That topic is ourselves, our family histories, where we came from. In short, our roots. It was [...]

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October 18 2014

From Global Public Square Sat Oct 18 2014, 23:29:44

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Fareed Zakaria For any strategy to work in Syria, it needs a military component and a political one. The military one - a credible ground army - is weak. The political one is non-existent. The crucial underlying reason for the [...]

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From Global Public Square Sat Oct 18 2014, 15:48:17

By David Cook, Special to CNN Editor's note: David Cook is an associate professor in the Department of Religion at Rice University and the author of Understanding Jihad. The views expressed are his own. News that the Nigerian Salafi-jihadi group Boko Haram may have agreed on a truce with Nigeria's government, after some four years [...]

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From Global Public Square Sat Oct 18 2014, 14:32:57

Fareed speaks with Admiral James Stavridis, dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University, the former supreme allied commander of NATO, and author of The Accidental Admiral, and Daniel Benjamin, a former coordinator for counterterrorism at the State Department, about the threat posed by ISIS. Watch the full interview Sunday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. [...]

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From Global Public Square Sat Oct 18 2014, 13:18:25

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN On GPS this Sunday: Fareed speaks with Admiral James Stavridis, dean of the Fletcher School at Tufts University, the former supreme allied commander of NATO, and author of The Accidental Admiral, and Daniel Benjamin, a former coordinator for counterterrorism at the [...]

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October 17 2014

From Global Public Square Fri Oct 17 2014, 16:52:24

Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN Fareed speaks with Francis Fukuyama, the American Enterprise Institute's Danielle Pletka, Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose, and Walter Russell Mead, a professor of international affairs at Bard College, about the Obama administration's strategy for countering ISIS, and whether air power will [...]

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