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Zakaria, Fareed

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Most widely held works by Fareed Zakaria
The post-American world by Fareed Zakaria( Book )

71 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 18 languages and held by 3,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how the rapid rise of such nations as China, India, and Brazil is countering America's previous dominance over the global economy, geopolitics, and culture, and shares advice on how the United States can thrive in the face of international changes
The future of freedom : illiberal democracy at home and abroad by Fareed Zakaria( Book )

45 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the influence of democracy on politics, business and economics, law, culture, and religion in different regions of the world; explores the dark side of the democratic process; and reflects on the future of world democracy
In defense of a liberal education by Fareed Zakaria( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Korean and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The liberal arts are under attack. The governors of Florida, Texas, and North Carolina have all pledged that they will not spend taxpayer money subsidizing the liberal arts, and they seem to have an unlikely ally in President Obama. While at a General Electric plant in early 2014, Obama remarked, "I promise you, folks can make a lot more, potentially, with skilled manufacturing or the trades than they might with an art history degree." These messages are hitting home: majors like English and history, once very popular and highly respected, are in steep decline. "I get it," writes Fareed Zakaria, recalling the atmosphere in India where he grew up, which was even more obsessed with getting a skills-based education. However, the CNN host explains why this widely held view is mistaken and shortsighted. Zakaria expounds on the virtues of a liberal arts education -- how to write clearly, how to express yourself convincingly, and how to think analytically. He turns our leaders' vocational argument on its head. American routine manufacturing jobs continue to get automated or outsourced, and specific vocational knowledge is often outdated within a few years. Engineering is a great profession, but key value-added skills you will also need are creativity, lateral thinking, design, communication, storytelling, and, more than anything, the ability to continually learn and enjoy learning -- precisely the gifts of a liberal education. Zakaria argues that technology is transforming education, opening up access to the best courses and classes in a vast variety of subjects for millions around the world. We are at the dawn of the greatest expansion of the idea of a liberal education in human history
The post-American world : release 2.0 by Fareed Zakaria( Book )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New York Times bestseller, revised and expanded with a new afterword: the essential update of Fareed Zakaria's international bestseller about America and its shifting position in world affairs. Fareed Zakaria's international bestseller The Post-American World pointed to the "rise of the rest"--The growth of countries like China, India, Brazil, and others -- as the great story of our time, the story that will undoubtedly shape the future of global power. Since its publication, the trends he identified have proceeded faster than anyone could have anticipated. The 2008 financial crisis turned the world upside down, stalling the United States and other advanced economies. Meanwhile emerging markets have surged ahead, coupling their economic growth with pride, nationalism, and a determination to shape their own future. In this new edition, Zakaria makes sense of this rapidly changing landscape. With his customary lucidity, insight, and imagination, he draws on lessons from the two great power shifts of the past 500 years -- the rise of the Western world and the rise of the United States -- to tell us what we can expect from the third shift, the "rise of the rest." The great challenge for Britain was economic decline. The challenge for America now is political decline, for as others have grown in importance, the central role of the United States, especially in the ascendant emerging markets, has already begun to shrink. As Zakaria eloquently argues, Washington needs to begin a serious transformation of its global strategy, moving from its traditional role of dominating hegemon to that of a more pragmatic, honest broker. It must seek to share power, create coalitions, build legitimacy, and define the global agenda -- all formidable tasks. None of this will be easy for the greatest power the world has ever known -- the only power that for so long has really mattered. America stands at a crossroads: In a new global era where the United States no longer dominates the worldwide economy, orchestrates geopolitics, or overwhelms cultures, can the nation continue to thrive? - Publisher
From wealth to power : the unusual origins of America's world role by Fareed Zakaria( Book )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If rich nations routinely become great powers, Zakaria asks, then how do we explain the strange inactivity of the United States in the late nineteenth century? By 1885, the U.S. was the richest country in the world. And yet, by all military, political, and diplomatic measures, it was a minor power. To explain this discrepancy, Zakaria considers a wide variety of cases between 1865 and 1908 in which the U.S. considered expanding its influence in such diverse places as Canada, the Dominican Republic, and Iceland. Taking a position consistent with the realist theory of international relations, he argues that the President and his administration tried to increase the country's political influence abroad when they saw an increase in the nation's relative economic power. But they frequently had to curtail their plans for expansion, he shows, because they lacked a strong central government that could harness that economic power for the purposes of foreign policy. America was an unusual power - a strong nation with a weak state. It was not until late in the century, when power shifted from states to the federal government and from the legislative to the executive branch, that leaders in Washington could mobilize the nation's resources for international influence
The American encounter : the United States and the making of the modern world : essays from 75 years of Foreign affairs( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The post-American world by Fareed Zakaria( Recording )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author, an international affairs columnist for Newsweek International, describes a world in which the United States will no longer dominate the global economy as other countries experience economic growth
Road to 9/11( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... this dramatic documentary chronicles the deep historical roots of Al-Qáida, examining the years of political oppression, economic stagnation, religious fanaticism, and violence that gave rise to the attacks of September 11. 2002. It features rare footage, and insightful commentary by leading scholars and journalists including Bernard Lewis, Fareed Zakaria, Thomas Friedman, Irshad Manji, Azar Nafisis, Kanan Makiya, Fawaz Gerges, and David Fromkin."
The future of freedom : illiberal democracy at home and abroad by Fareed Zakaria( )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"American democracy is, in many people's minds, the model for the rest of the world. Fareed Zakaria points out that the American form of democracy is one of the least democratic in use today. Members of the Supreme Court and the Federal Reserve, institutions that fundamentally shape our lives, are appointed, not elected. The Bill of Rights enumerates a set of privileges to which citizens are entitled, no matter what the majority says. By restricting our democracy, we enhance our freedom"--Container
In defense of a liberal education by Fareed Zakaria( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues for the virtues of a liberal arts education even as cultural trends are moving toward skill-based education, citing such benefits as the ability to write, express oneself, think critically, be creative, communicate, and learn as the indispensible gifts of liberal education
Does the 21st century belong to China? : Kissinger and Zakaria vs. Ferguson and Li : the Munk debate on China by Henry Kissinger( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Liberty and security in an age of terrorism( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Fred Friendly Seminar, produced as part of Columbia University's 250th Anniversary, explores the balance between national security and civil liberties in the post September 11 world. The moderator presents a hypothetical scenario to the panelists to begin discussions of: the USA PATRIOT Act, surveillance of suspects, closed detention hearings, demands for student information, and what constitutes an enemy combatant
Justice and Jihad( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews journalists and scholars about the conflicts between Israelis and Palestinians. Their dialogue explores the religious and political roots of these chronic troubles and presents an outline of a viable future accord
Islam vs. Islam : special edition of NOW with Bill Moyers( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Moyers interviews journalists and scholars about the history and motives of the states grouped under the heading "Islamic nations". Panelists examine the fulcrum of the conflict in the Middle East: the tension between the growth of religious expression in the region, and the pressures of modernity from the West
Has Obama made the world a more dangerous place? : Stephens and Kagan vs. Zakaria and Slaughter : the Munk debate on U.S. foreign policy( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Ukraine to the Middle East to China, the United States is redefining its role in international affairs. Alliance building, public diplomacy, and eschewing traditional warfare in favor of the focused use of hard power such as drones and special forces are all hallmarks of the so-called Obama Doctrine. Is this a farsighted foreign policy for the United States and the world in the twenty-first century -- one that acknowledges and embraces the increasing diffusion of power among states and non-state actors? Or, is an America "leading from behind" a boon for the nations and blocs who want to roll back economic globalization, international law, and the spread of democracy and human rights? In this edition of the 14th semi-annual Munk Debates, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bret Stephens and famed historian and foreign policy commentator Robert Kagan square off against CNN's Fareed Zakaria and noted academic and political commentator Anne-Marie Slaughter. With ISIS looking to reshape the Middle East, Russia increasingly at odds with the rest of the West, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at a standstill, the Munk Debate on U.S. Foreign Policy asks: Has Obama's foreign policy taken the U.S. in the right direction?--Provided by publisher
Can the world tolerate an Iran with nuclear weapons? : Krauthammer and Yadlin vs. Zakaria and Nasr : the Munk debate on Iran( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With tensions between Iran, Israel, and Western powers reaching new highs over the Islamic Republic's nuclear enrichment program, the tenth edition of the Munk Debates investigates how the world should respond to Iran's nuclear ambitions. For some, the case for a pre-emptive strike on Iran is ironclad. An Iranian bomb would flood the volatile Middle East with nuclear weapons and trap Israel in a state of perilous insecurity ' along with much of the world's oil supply. Others argue that a nuclear Iran could be the very stabilizing force that the region needs, as the threat of nuclear war makes conventional conflicts more risky. These same voices also ask: can the West and Israel afford to attack Iran when doing so could roll back the Arab Spring and re-entrench reactionary forces throughout the Middle East' In this edition of the Munk Debates ' Canada's premier international debate series ' former Israel Defense Forces head of military intelligence Amos Yadlin, Pulitzer Prize'winning political commentator Charles Krauthammer, CNN host Fareed Zakaria, and Iranian-born academic Vali Nasr debate the consequences of a nuclear-armed Iran. For the first time ever, this electrifying debate, which played to a sold-out audience, is now available in print, along with candid interviews with the debaters. With tempers flaring between governments, the world's oil supply in peril, and global security at risk, the Munk Debate on Iran tries to answer: Can the world tolerate an Iran with nuclear weapons'
Meet the press( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: An interview with Pakistan's ambassador to the United States, Maleeha Lohdi; Tom Friedman of the New York Times, William Kristol of the Weekly Standard, and Fareed Zakaria of Newsweek provide insight and analysis; updates from Jim Miklaszewski and Tom Aspell
Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Tommy Thompson discusses stem cell research; Jim Langevin, Chris Smith, Sam Brownbeck, and Donna Shalala discuss stem cell research; Insights and analysis from William Kristol, John Podesta, and Fareed Zakaria
Das Ende der Freiheit? : wieviel Demokratie verträgt der Mensch? by Fareed Zakaria( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in German and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'avenir de la liberté : la démocratie illibérale aux États-Unis et dans le monde by Fareed Zakaria( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un remarquable essai sur les rapports entre démocratie, libertés individuelles et économie de marché au début du 21e siècle. Passant en revue la situation dans les diverses régions du monde, l'auteur s'interroge sur la montée des dérives fondamentalistes, démagogiques, populistes ou autoritaires qui se font dans le cadre formel de la démocratie sans pour autant avoir la moindre affinité avec les valeurs libérales. De même, il fait remarquer que l'économie de marché semble facilement pouvoir se dispenser des droits individuels. [SDM]
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The post-American world
Alternative Names
Fareed Zakaria Amerikaans journalist

Fareed Zakaria giornalista indiano

Fareed Zakaria indiai születésű, amerikai újságíró

Fareed Zakaria indisch-US-amerikanischer Autor und Journalist

Zakaria, Fareed Rafiq 1964-

Zakarii︠a︡, Farid

Zakarija, Farid

Zakarija, Farid 1964-

Zakarīyā, Farīd

Zakarīyā, Farīd 1964-

Закария, Фарид

Фарид Закариё

Фарид Закарија

Фарід Закарія

פריד זקריה

زكريا، فريد

فريد زكريا

فريد زكريا، 1964-

فرید زکریا

फरीद ज़कारिया

ফরিদ জাকারিয়া

ਫ਼ਰੀਦ ਜ਼ਕਾਰੀਆ

ఫరీద్ జకారియ

ഫരീദ് സഖറിയ

자카리아, 파리드

파리드 자카리아

ザカリア, ファリード




The future of freedom : illiberal democracy at home and abroadThe post-American world : release 2.0From wealth to power : the unusual origins of America's world roleThe American encounter : the United States and the making of the modern world : essays from 75 years of Foreign affairsThe post-American worldRoad to 9/11The future of freedom : illiberal democracy at home and abroadDoes the 21st century belong to China? : Kissinger and Zakaria vs. Ferguson and Li : the Munk debate on China