Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.

Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.


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Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.






Amanpour: Peter Beinart, Kori Schake, Bill de Blasio, and W. Kamau Bell

The New York Times' Peter Beinart and former Defense and State department staffer Kori Schake join Christiane Amanpour to debate whether the U.S. should take a leading role in global affairs. Then, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio talks about the importance of leadership as yet another shocking coronavirus record is set in America. W. Kamau Bell and Hari Kondabolu speak to Hari Sreenivasan about their podcast, “Politically Re-Active.” To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...


Amanpour: Donald G. McNeil Jr., Devi Sridhar, Darius Marder, Riz Ahmed, and Jonathan Alter

Science reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. and global public health professor Devi Sridhar join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the implications of Britain giving emergency authorization to the Pfzier-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine. Then, actor Riz Ahmed and director Darius Marder talk about reaching out to the deaf community for their film, "Sound of Metal." Journalist Jonathan Alter speaks to Walter Isaacson about his latest book on America’s 39th president, Jimmy Carter. To learn more about how...


Amanpour: Jess Kelly, Hossam Bahgat, Mariana van Zeller, Michelle Singletary, John Carlin, and k.d. lang

Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights founder Hossam Bahgat and human rights activist Jess Kelly join Christiane Amanpour to discuss Kelly’s husband and other activists' arrests. Then, award-winning investigative journalist Mariana van Zeller breaks down her new series for National Geographic, “Trafficked.” Finance columnist Michelle Singletary talks to Michel Martin about her latest series and her own struggles as a black woman from Baltimore. And Finally, Singer k.d. lang and Red Hot...


Amanpour: Ellie Geranmayeh, Jens Stoltenberg, Wendell Pierce, and Scott Galloway

Ellie Geranmayeh from the European Council on Foreign Relations joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the potential fallout from the killing of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh. Then, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg breaks down what a Biden presidency means for the Alliance. Turning to the arts, actor Wendell Pierce speaks to Amanpour about the film “Between the World and Me.” Author Scott Galloway talks to Hari Sreenivasan about his new book and how he thinks the...


Amanpour: Leopoldo López, Sister Helen Prejean, Chelsea Walsh and the Kanneh-Mason family

Venezuelan opposition activist Leopoldo López joins Christiane Amanpour from exile in Madrid to discuss what the Biden administration’s next steps should be. He explains how their multilateral approach brings hope of a coordinated effort against Nicolas Maduro. Then renowned anti-death penalty campaigner Sister Helen Prejean speaks out on President Trump's unprecedented spree of federal executions before leaving office, and the need for restorative justice. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to...


Amanpour: Anthony Gardner, David Miliband, Sadiq Khan, Claudia Sheinbaum and Loretta J. Ross

As President-elect Joe Biden names Tony Blinken as his new Secretary of State, Anthony Gardner, former U.S. Ambassador to the EU, and David Miliband, CEO of International Rescue Committee, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss what his foreign policy agenda could look like in a post-Trump era. Turning to coronavirus - the Mayors of two leading cities, London's Sadiq Khan and Mexico City's Claudia Sheinbaum, explain how this pandemic has hit women the hardest. Then our Michel Martin speaks to...


Amanpour: Justin Welby, Leon Botstein and Nicholas Thompson

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the UK foreign aid cuts, the decision to close churches during lockdown and measurements being put in place in response to sexual abuse within the Church of England. Turning from faith to education – Leon Botstein, the president of Bard College, discusses the call to close New York City public schools due to Covid-19 and the importance of education for democracy. Then our Walter Isaacson speaks to Nicholas...


Amanpour: Kevin Rudd, Steve McQueen, and Noubar Afeyan

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his petition to investigate Rupert Murdoch's media monopoly, and what a Biden presidency might mean for U.S.-China relations. Then, celebrated film director Steve McQueen talks about his latest work of cinema, “Small Axe.” Moderna chairman Noubar Afeyan speaks to Walter Isaacson about the herculean task of producing and distributing a coronavirus vaccine. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...


Amanpour: Hatice Cengiz, Bryan Fogel, Ronen Bergman, and Patrisse Cullors

Widow of Jamal Khashoggi Hatice Cengiz joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss her husband’s legacy and new documentary “The Dissident.” Bryan Fogel, the film’s director himself, talks about his powerful work and the murder of Khashoggi. Then, New York Times reporter Ronen Bergman tells Amanpour why he thinks the White House is using the time it has left to exercise a tougher Iran policy than they expect from Joe Biden. Michel Martin speaks to Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors...


Amanpour: Nima Elbagir, Mayor Dee Margo, Thomas E. Ricks, Matthew Yglesias

A new and exclusive CNN investigation from Correspondent Nima Elbagir reveals precisely what happened in Nigeria last month, when thousands protested against police brutality. Then, author Thomas E. Ricks speaks to Christiane Amanpour about his book, “First Principles.” Vox Co-founder Matthew Yglesias talks to Walter Isaacson about the importance of ideological diversity in the media business. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Amanpour: Valerie Jarrett, Garry Kasparov, Judit Polgar, and Dan Ariely

Former Senior Adviser to Barack Obama Valerie Jarrett joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the former president's new memoir and President Trump's refusal to concede. Then, Chess Grandmasters Garry Kasparov and Judit Polgar talk about new Netflix mini-series “The Queen’s Gambit.” Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Behavioural Economics Professor Dan Ariely about how the pandemic has brought out the stranger side of human behaviour. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...


Amanpour: Elizabeth Cohen, Walter Isaacson, Jon Ossoff, and Nicholas A. Christakis

Medical Correspondent Elizabeth Cohen joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss Moderna’s promising coronavirus vaccine developments. Journalist Walter Isaacson shares his experience as a trial volunteer for the Pfizer vaccine. Then, Georgia Senate Candidate Jon Ossoff speaks to Amanpour about his campaign and the high stakes race. Hari Sreenivasan talks to author Nicholas A. Christakis about coronavirus and its ripple effect on society. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy,...


Amanpour: Chris Coons, James Jeffrey, Michael Osterholm, and Mary Trump

Biden friend and confidant Delaware Senator Chris Coons joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Trump's refusal to concede and the President-elect's foreign policy goals. Former top US official on Syria and the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS James Jeffrey assesses four years of Trump foreign policy and the challenges ahead. Then, Walter Isaacson speaks to epidemiologist Michael Osterholm about the importance of building community trust in vaccines. Mary Trump tells Amanpour why she...


Amanpour: Bruno Le Maire, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Renee DiResta

French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the challenges of our time, including terrorism and covid-19. Then, Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie tells Amanpour about her latest novel. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to disinformation expert Renee DiResta about the dangers of online misinformation. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Amanpour: Tony Blair, Paola Ramos, Jorge Ramos, and Masha Gessen

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the election of Joe Biden in the United States. Paola Ramos, author of "Finding Latinx", and her father, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos, give their take on Latino voters and the 2020 presidential election. Michel Martin speaks to journalist Masha Gessen about her latest book, "Surviving Autocracy." To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Amanpour: Madeleine Albright, Chris Ruddy, Jim Clyburn, and Hugh Montgomery

Former U.S Secretary of State Madeleine Albright joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the implications of President Trump not conceding to President-elect Biden four days after the result was called. Then, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy shares why he believes there is evidence of widespread voter irregularities. House Majority Whip Representative Jim Clyburn reacts to the republican party's support of President Trump who refuses to admit defeat. Turning to the coronavirus pandemic, Hugh Montgomery,...


Amanpour: Pramila Jayapal, Federica Mogherini, Barry Richard, and Ben Smith

U.S Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Trump's refusal to concede, the future of health care, and Kamala Harris making history. Then, Former EU Foreign Affairs head Federica Mogherini breaks down Europe’s response to Joe Biden’s presidential win. Former Attorney for the George W. Bush Campaign Barry Richard talks to Amanpour about President Trump’s baseless claims of voter fraud. Turning to the future of media post-Trump, Walter Isaacson speaks to...


Amanpour: Heather Cox Richardson, Norm Ornstein, Yuval Noah Harari, and Bridget Cambria

Congressional Scholar Norm Ornstein and historian Heather Cox Richardson join Christiane Amanpour to examine the many shortcomings of America's democracy exposed by this election. 'Sapiens' author Yuval Harari shares why he gave his best-selling book the cartoon treatment and how we as a species are faring in this pandemic. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to lawyer Bridget Cambria about the state of America’s asylum system. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Amanpour: Nathalie Loiseau, Richard Schiff, Dulé Hill, Yonit Levi, and Beth Macy

French member of parliament Nathalie Loiseau talks to Christiane Amanpour about the terrorist attack in Nice. Stars of "The West Wing" Dulé Hill and Richard Schiff talk about why, and how, the cast reunited to encourage voter turnout in 2020. Then, next week marks 25 years since the assassination of Israel’s then Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Veteran political observer Yonit Levi joins Amanpour to reflect on Rabin’s life and the current situation in Israel. Michel Martin speaks to author...


Amanpour: Evan Osnos, Laura Bates, Jim Bittermann, and Susan Zirinsky

New Yorker writer Evan Osnos joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his new Joe Biden biography and why he thinks Biden hopes to find common ground; but is prepared to go scorched earth if necessary. Then, feminist writer Laura Bates talks about her new book, “Men Who Hate Women,” which exposes communities of extreme misogyny. Turning to coronavirus developments, correspondent Jim Bittermann joins Amanpour from Paris to break down President Macron’s latest announcement that France will go into...