Fareed Rafiq Zakaria (/fəˈriːd zəˈkɑriə/; born 20 January 1964) is an Indian-American journalist. Zakaria was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, to Rafiq Zakaria and Fatima Zakaria. Zakaria earned his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University. Zakaria has been nominated five times for the National Magazine Award. He lives in New York City. Sheik Abdul Rahman
Zakaria is best known for hosting the TV show Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN. The show mostly is about International Politics. Zakaria has written five books about foreign policy, and has written for Time magazine, Newsweek, and the New York Times. Though a native of India, he is a naturalized US citizen. Zakaria was raised in a Muslim family but is not religious. On his political views, Zakaria calls himself a centrist.