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: Ali Soufan, Margaret Sullivan, Sam Pollard and Melinda Gates

Washington D.C. is in Lockdown as officials warn of the potential for domestic terrorism, the danger is underscored by new details from last week’s insurrection on Capitol Hill. Correspondent Shimon Prokupecz spoke to several police officers about what they were up against that day – we bring you that report. Then counterterror expert Ali Soufan and Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan join Christiane Amanpour to weigh up free speech and national security in response to Trump's...


Amanpour: Francis Rooney, Gideon Saar, A.C. Thompson and Nnamdi Asomugha

Francis Rooney, former U.S. House Republican, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the House's vote to impeach President Trump, the Senate trial ahead and the reckoning in the Republican Party. Gideon Saar, founder of New Hope party, talks about his run against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel's fourth election in two years. With President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration right around the corner and security in the Capitol at an all time high, our Hari Sreenivasan talks to...


Amanpour: Elissa Slotkin, Paul Greengrass and Roger McNamee

Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin of Michigan joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the ongoing House impeachment proceedings. Paul Greengrass, the director of the hugely successful "Bourne" franchise, delves into his new film, "News of the World" starring Tom Hanks. And, as Youtube becomes the latest social media platform to ban President Trump, our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Roger McNamee, author and early investor in Facebook about why platforms must pay for their role in last week's riots on...


Amanpour: Juliette Kayyem, Jeff Flake and Yoweri Museveni

Juliette Kayyem, Former Assistant Secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the ongoing national security concerns following the riots on Capitol Hill last week. All this as Democrats continue to try to remove President Trump from office. Former U.S. Senate Republican Jeff Flake speaks with our Michel Martin about the major soul searching by his colleagues in a Republican Party that has been dominated by Trumpism for the last four years. Then,...


Amanpour: Nancy Mace, Jon Tester, Kara Swisher and Dr. Peter L. Salk

Republican U.S. Representative Nancy Mace has been in Congress barely a week and in that time, she has seen the Capitol attacked and been personally threatened by angry Trump supporters. Despite all this she joins Christiane to explain why she’s against impeaching the President. Then New York Times Contributing Opinion Writer and "Sway" podcast host Kara Swisher discusses his ban from a whole host of social media sites and how social media companies get engagement through enragement and...


Amanpour: Fiona Hill, Rick Wilson, Ashraf and Rula Ghani

As the U.S. still reels from Wednesday's attack on Capitol Hill, former senior director on President Trump's National Security Council Fiona Hill joins Christiane to assess whether impeachment is warranted. The Lincoln Project’s co-founder Rick Wilson weighs in, joining calls for President Trump to resign or be removed from office. He speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about what’s at stake. Then in an exclusive joint interview, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and First Lady Rula Ghani discuss peace...


Amanpour: Gretchen Whitmer, Bill Cassidy, Marietje Schaake and Kim Darroch

After an extraordinary and sad day in American history, when hundreds of Trump supporters charged on the U.S. Capitol in an insurgency not seen in hundreds of years, many are asking how this happened? But not Gretchen Whitmer; the Michigan Governor is not surprised as only last year a very similar mob stormed the seat of power in Michigan in response to her covid strategy whilst others plotted to kill her. She joins Christiane to unpack all of this. Then some the striking on-the-ground...


Amanpour: Anne Applebaum, Fintan O'Toole, Lawrence Wright and Ijeoma Oluo

Irish Times columnist Fintan O'Toole and The Atlantic staff writer Anne Applebaum give Christiane the global view of Trump's attempts to overturn the U.S. election. Then turning to coronavirus, journalist and author Lawrence Wright digs into the 3 biggest mistakes in America’s covid response. This after The New Yorker dedicates an entire issue to "The Plague Year": an investigation by Wright detailing these deadly missteps. In the wake of George Floyd’s death, Ijeoma Oluo’s 2018 book “So You...


Amanpour: Peter Piot, William Cohen, Carol Moseley Braun and Dr. Vivek Murthy

Peter Piot, director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the latest news in the coronavirus pandemic. He says the UK should not be extending the gap between doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Turning to U.S. politics - Former U.S. Defense Secretary William Cohen explains why he and 9 other former defense secretaries are calling on Trump to not use the military in his efforts to overturn the election. Carol Moseley Braun, former...


Amanpour: Jeff Kaufman, Marcia S. Ross, Noubar Afeyan, Jasmila Zbanic, and Alenka Artnik

Director Jeff Kaufman and producer Marcia S. Ross join Christiane Amanpour to discuss their new documentary "Nasrin." Then, Moderna co-founder Noubar Afeyan speaks to Walter Isaacson about what the company's coronavirus vaccine means for the the world. Director Jasmila Zbanic tells Amanpour about her highly acclaimed new film, called "Quo Vadis, Aida?" which tells the story of the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War. And Finally, Women's freediving world record holder...


Amanpour: Cornelia Griggs, Bill Cassidy, Ted Hui, Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, and Dave Krepcho

Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Cornelia Griggs joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about her experience on the frontline of the pandemic. Then, as time runs out on U.S. government funding, GOP Senator Bill Cassidy explains why he thinks remaining hang-ups to a bipartisan relief bill aren't crucial. Former Hong Kong lawmaker and pro-democracy activist Ted Hui speaks to Amanpour about how he fled from Hong Kong and the struggle for freedom. Feeding America CEO Claire Babineaux-Fontenot and Second Harvest...


Amanpour: Kang Kyung-wha, Cher, and Derek Black

South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss how her country is handling Covid-19, North Korea, and the incoming Biden administration. Then, singer and actress Cher talks about her love for a recently rescued elephant, and takes a look back on her life and career. Former white nationalist Derek Black talks to Michel Martin about his transformative journey. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Amanpour: Alexey Navalny, Hanan Ashrawi, and Jeffrey Goldberg

Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss a CNN-Bellingcat investigation, which has identified the Russian specialists who trailed Navalny for years before he was poisoned. Then, Palestinian lawmaker Hanan Ashrawi explains why she decided to resign from the PLO executive committee. Editor-in-Chief of The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg, speaks to Walter Isaacson about how the year 2020 has tested the founding principles of the 160 year old magazine. To learn...


Amanpour: Michael Beschloss, Sarah Longwell, Andrew Bird, Kwame Owusu-Kesse, and Geoffrey Canada

Presidential historian Michael Beschloss and political strategist Sarah Longwell join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the Electoral College and Trump’s unfounded claims of election fraud. Correspondent Scott McLean brings us an exclusive interview with Ivorian President Outtara, who’s been accused of crushing dissent and jailing political opponents. Then, singer Andrew Bird speaks to Amanpour about his latest album, “Hark!” Kwame Owusu-Kesse and Geoffrey Canada talk to Hari Sreenivasan about...


Amanpour: John Kerry, Greta Thunberg, Cardinal Wilton Gregory, and Alexis Madrigal

John Kerry, President-elect Joe Biden's climate envoy, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss investing in new infrastructure. Then, climate activist Greta Thunberg breaks down why she thinks environmental and social justice go hand-in-hand. Cardinal Wilton Gregory speaks to Amanpour about his recent appointment by Pope Francis as the first African-American Cardinal. Atlantic Staff Writer Alexis Madrigal tells Hari Sreenivasan about The COVID Tracking Project. To learn more about how CNN...


Amanpour: Christine Lagarde, Nicola Sturgeon, and Marcus Samuelsson

President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the stimulus plan and her priorities to invest in women and green policies. Then, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon shares why she thinks the chance of achieving an UK-EU deal on Brexit is small. Chef Marcus Samuelsson speaks to Walter Isaacson about his new book, "The Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food." To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Amanpour: Katie Porter, Sebastian Kurz, and Joe Scarborough

Democratic Rep. Katie Porter joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why she thinks the Senate majority leader is blocking bipartisan progress toward a $900 billion relief bill. Then, Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz shares his take on the current state of Brexit negotiations and EU covid relief. Cable news host Joe Scarborough talks to Walter Isaacson about his latest book, “Saving Freedom.” To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit


Amanpour: Preet Bharara, Sophia Loren, Edoardo Ponti, and Steve Schmidt

In a rare report, Correspondent Nick Paton Walsh takes us inside one of Tehran’s hospitals to document what it’s like on the frontline. Former U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss why he thinks Trump’s post-election legal push is not about winning. Then, legendary Hollywood star Sophia Loren and her son the director Edoardo Ponti talk to Amanpour about their new film "The Life Ahead." Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Schmidt speaks to Michel Martin about the...


Amanpour: Eleni Kounalakis, Bobi Wine, and Hao Wu

Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the recent spike in coronavirus cases in California. Correspondent Isa Soares gains exclusive access to struggling hospitals in Venezuela. Then, Ugandan opposition candidate Bobi Wine tells Amanpour about the violent crackdown his campaign is facing as he fights to unseat President Museveni. Turning to the ongoing crisis in Ethiopia, Correspondent Nima Elbagir speaks with refugees who have fled to Sudan. Director Hao...


Amanpour: Dr. Moncef Slaoui, Michael Eric Dyson, and Yusuf/Cat Stevens

Dr. Moncef Slaoui speaks to Walter Isaacson about the safety of coronavirus vaccines. Author Michael Eric Dyson joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss America's racial reckoning. Then, Singer-songwriter Yusuf/Cat Stevens talks about his career and the re-release of his top hit albums. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit