The Spy Who Fooled Me

In an age of AI-powered surveillance and advanced facial recognition technology, what does it mean to be hidden? To disappear from those who are watching? Spy craft depends on it. But how can you conceal your identity in today's digital world? Jonna Mendez, the CIA's former Chief of Disguise, explains how she did it. And on Puppet Regime Ian Bremmer gets called into the Oval Office.

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China, China, China

"Trade wars are for losers." It's something we've heard from Republicans and Democrats, alike. But as US-China trade tensions spiral from bad to worse, what is really at stake for both countries? Ian Bremmer sits down with three China experts to find out. And on Puppet Regime, President Trump channels his inner 1980s New York City energy to tackle tariffs.

Border Politics and Latin America

Political instability is rattling countries across Latin America, pushing millions of migrants to head north in search of a better future. Ian Bremmer examines that dynamic and interviews Moises Naím, a syndicated Venezuelan columnist who used to run Foreign Policy magazine. And on Puppet Regime, President Trump has a nickname for every foe.

Syria: The Rise and Fallout of the House of Assad

After eight years of civil war in Syria, with hundreds of thousands of its citizens dead and millions more fleeing the country, one question looms large: how did things get so bad? During those early days of peaceful protest, what prompted a shoot-to-kill order from the highest levels of government? The answer begins with the rise to power of the Assad family.

When Cities Go Global

Cities are stepping up to address the world's thorniest challenges, from climate change to migration. Ian Bremmer sits down with three mayors from across the globe to talk about how their cities are taking on the world's most pressing problems. And on Puppet Regime, as Theresa May prepares to leave 10 Downing Street some old friends come by to see her off.

Space Goals and Black Holes

Ian Bremmer delves into the geopolitics of space before sitting down with Harvard Astrophysicist Avi Loeb to examine cutting-edge research on the galaxies -- everything from interstellar travel to black holes. And on Puppet Regime, Donald Trump's Space Force makes an unexpected landing.

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What Makes a Superpower?

It's nice to be on top of the heap. But how much longer can the United States stay there? Ian Bremmer talks to the man who once commanded the world's most powerful military, former Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

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Shamma Al Mazrui
Shamma Al Mazrui is the Minister of State for Youth Affairs for the United Arab Emirates. She has previously worked as a public policy analyst with the UAE Mission to the United Nations. She has also worked as a Ministry Policy Analyst with the Prime Minister’s Office and participated in the Youth Lab Innovation Think Tank.
Nicholas Kristof
Who is responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi? New York Times columnist Nicholas D. Kristof speaks with Ian about this brutal event.
Marco Rubio
Senator Marco Rubio from Florida serves on the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Foreign Relations, the Select Committee on Intelligence, and the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Ian sits down with Senator Rubio in his Washington D.C office to discuss the external threats faced by America.

Meet The Host

Ian Bremmer
Ian Bremmer is President and Founder of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media. He hosts the weekly digital and broadcast show, GZERO World, where he explains the key global stories of the moment, sits down for an in-depth conversation with the newsmakers and thought leaders shaping our world, and takes your questions.