Fareed Zakaria

Do We Need a Wartime President?

George W. Bush is fond of describing himself as a "war president." And he has made many decisions involving soldiers and battle. But does this make the description an appropriate one?

Excerpt: Zakaria's 'The Post-American World'

It's true China is booming, Russia is growing more assertive, terrorism is a threat. But if America is losing the ability to dictate to this new world, it has not lost the ability to lead.

Zakaria: Pakistan's War

'If [people] are permitted to choose their own destiny … the extremists will be marginalized.' True or false?

Musharraf's Last Stand

By clinging to power, the president is making Pakistan fight the wrong battle—against him, rather than the extremists destabilizing the nuclear-armed nation.

Zakaria: Q&A With Musharraf

Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf talks about fair elections, Benazir Bhutto's assassination and security in the region.

Zakaria: The Fearful Giant

It's not just Bush's fault. America is scared of the new world, and that's no way to run a hyperpower.

Pakistan's Pinstripe Revolution

Gen. Pervez Musharraf never wanted to be a politician. But his emergency decree has made the return of civilian politics inevitable.