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: Skye Fitzgerald, Nima Elbagir, Blake Bailey and Thomas Roberts

A famine is stalking Yemen; with nearly half a million at risk of starving to death. Oscar nominated documentary "Hunger Ward" looks at those bearing the brunt of this tragic reality: children. Director Skye Fitzgerald and international correspondent Nima Elbagir join Christiane Amanpour to discuss what they learnt in covering this humanitarian crisis. Then Blake Bailey, author of "Philip Roth: The Life," discusses the relationships, the obsessions and the legacy of American literary giant...


Amanpour: Fawzia Koofi, Jon Ossoff, Diane Warren and Laura Pausini

Afghan peace negotiator Fawzia Koofi joins Christiane Amanpour from Kabul to unpack President Biden's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan before September 11. Democratic Senator from Jon Ossoff speaks about the need for Congress to act in the wake of voter restriction laws in his home state of Georgia. Then Princeton sociology professor Patrick Sharkey talks to our Michel Martin about the unprecedented rise in urban violence over the last year and the relationship between...


Amanpour: Adm. William McRaven (Ret.), Elizabeth Becker and Michio Kaku

Three U.S. presidents have tried and failed to end the war in Afghanistan, and President Biden says he refuses to be the fourth. By September, he will withdraw thousands of U.S. troops from the country and NATO is likely to follow. Former head of U.S. Special Operations Command Admiral William McRaven (Ret.) was the commander of the mission that killed Osama Bin Laden, he joins Christiane Amanpour to explain how there probably will still be a small U.S. presence in Afghanistan even after...


Amanpour: Ronen Bergman, Chris Coons, Sophia Nahli Allison and Kevin Roose

Ronen Bergman, staff reporter at The New York Times, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the escalating tensions between Iran and Israel after Sunday's attack on Natanz, one of Iran's main nuclear sites. Senator Chris Coons talks about how President Biden will deal with these challenges in the region. Sophia Nahli Allison, director of the Oscar nominated film "A Love Song for Latasha", discusses the real story behind the documentary. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to author Kevin Roose about...


Amanpour: Aaron Sorkin, Sacha Baron Cohen, Gordon Brown and Tom Vilsack

Writer and director Aaron Sorkin and actor Sacha Baron Cohen's Netflix film "The Trial of the Chicago 7" has been met with critical acclaim and a host of awards. They join Christiane Amanpour to reveal the process of making the film and the power of comedy to expose society's flaws. Britain will be hosting the G7 in June – President Biden’s first summit of the world’s richest nations. Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown says mass vaccination of the world should be top of the agenda....


Amanpour: Max Foster, Simon Lewis, Patricia Scotland and Saeed Khatibzadeh

As the British Royal family announce the passing of Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99, royal correspondent Max Foster joins Christiane Amanpour from Windsor to reflect on the life and legacy of the man who stood by the Queen’s side for 73 years. Then former communications Secretary to the Queen Simon Lewis explains how he modernized the British monarchy. Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations Patricia Scotland digs deeper into his extraordinary and often candid...


Amanpour: Laura Coates, Donald De Lucca, Regina King, Kemp Powers and Dorothy A. Brown

All eyes are keenly focused on the long-awaited trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Today, doctors take the stand for the defense, arguing that Chauvin acted beyond reasonable force and police procedure. Former federal prosecutor Laura Coates and former police chief Donald De Lucca unpack the evidence being laid out and how what we learn in the trial could shape police training and reform going forward. Then actress Regina King and screenwriter Kemp Powers explain how the...


Amanpour: Paola Ramos, Nasser AlKidwa, Tracie Keesee, Phillip Atiba Goff and Mahani Teave

Paola Ramos, VICE Correspondent, tells Christiane Amanpour about her new report from Colombia's border with Panama on the dangerous journeys migrants take to reach the U.S. Nasser Alkidwa, former Palestinian Foreign Minister, discusses his new independent party and the upcoming elections. Our Michel Martin talks to Tracie Keesee and Phillip Atiba Goff, co-founders of The Centre for Policing Equity, about grappling with police reform. Mahani Teave discusses giving up her career as a concert...


Amanpour: Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Tim O'Brien and James Carroll

World Health Organization Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan joins Christiane Amanpour to reflect on the vaccine rollout so far; both the progress and the setbacks. She warns the EU Covid-19 vaccine export ban could snowball and become uncontrollable. Then as Iraq grapples with their highest number of daily covid cases since the pandemic began, CNN Correspondent Arwa Damon's reports on their parallel epidemic of crystal meth. She explores the ecosystem of this silent war, from the...


Amanpour: Cui Tiankai, Joe Parkinson and Priti Krishtel

Cui Tiankai, Chinese Ambassador to the U.S., calls CNN's reporting on Uyghur children separated from their families and kept from leaving China's Xinjiang region "immoral" and a "fabrication" in a wide ranging conversation with Christiane Amanpour. Joe Parkinson, co-author of "Bring Back Our Girls", discusses the kidnapping of nearly 300 Chibok schoolgirls in 2014 and the agency and solidarity that bonded them. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Priti Krishtel, Co-Founder and Executive Director...


Amanpour: Dave Cullen, Tom Mauser, Jess Philips and Neil deGrasse Tyson

President Joe Biden has called for Congress to enact stricter gun control measures after another deadly shooting rocks America, this time in Boulder, Colorodo. Dave Cullen, author of "Columbine" and "Parkland: Birth of a Movement", and Tom Mauser, whose teenage son was killed in the Columbine massacre, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss. Then in the aftermath of the Sarah Everard murder, British Labour MP and Shadow Minister for Domestic Violence and Safeguarding Jess Philips reflects on...


Amanpour: Bill Taylor, Christine Runyan, George Takei and Sanne Derks

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Biden's latest foreign policy moves. He says clarity in purpose and in message are essential as he takes his place on the world stage. Then clinical psychologist Christine Runyan explains how to combat COVID-19 'brain fog'. She explores how our ability to manage stress has shrunk but offers simple ways to recover some in peace as the pandemic continues. As a young Japanese-American boy during World...


Amanpour: Merav Michaeli, Elif Shafak, Derek DelGaudio and Roya Beheshti

Leader of Israel's Labor Party Merav Michaeli talks to Christiane Amanpour about how she plans to revive her party and her push for equality. And as the news is dominated by violence against women from London to Istanbul, Turkish novelist and women’s rights activist Elif Shafak criticizes the Turkish government for not supporting women. Then turning to a spot of magic, our Michel Martin speaks to magician and writer Derek DelGaudio about card tricks, his new memoir and his show being taken...


Amanpour: Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Pete Buttigieg and Chokwe Antar Lumumba

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva talks to Christiane Amanpour about President Bolsonaro, the pandemic and potential plans to run again. He urges U.S. President Joe Biden to gather the G20 to face the coronavirus crisis. Our Walter Isaacson speaks to Biden’s new U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg about why billions of dollars are going to transit in the COVID-19 relief bill. He explains how transportation is an equity issue crucially linked to both health and the...


Amanpour: Elizabeth Neumann, John Hume Jr., Martin Luther King III and Jeremy Lin

Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security Elizabeth Neumann talks to Christiane Amanpour about the urgent situation at the U.S. border and the dire need for immigration reform. John Hume Jr, son of the late architect of Northern Irish peace, and Martin Luther King III reflect on the intertwined and enduring legacies of their fathers as peace builders and civil rights champions. Then in a conversation recorded just before Tuesday’s deadly attack in Atlanta, pro basketball player Jeremy...


Amanpour: Dr. Anthony Costello, David Spiegelhalter, Mandu Reid, Jackson Katz and Jahana Hayes

Several European nations have suspended the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine after a Danish woman died from blood clots following her first shot. However, doctors and scientists maintain there is no link and the vaccine is in fact completely safe. Professor of Global Health at UCL Dr. Anthony Costello and statistician David Spiegelhalter join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the impact of this decision. Then turning to the shadow pandemic of violence against women, the kidnap and murder of...


Amanpour: Luiz Henrique Mandetta, Marc Benioff, Waad Al-Kateab and Gianfranco Rosi

Second only to the United states, Brazil’s death toll stands at over 275,000 and it’s now entering the deadliest chapter in this crisis. CNN Correspondent Matt Rivers gives us the view from the ground in Sao Paolo. Then Brazil's former health minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the failings of President Bolsonaro to tackle the pandemic and warns that there are many difficult days ahead. One corporation, Salesforce, is using its vast computing resources to...


Amanpour: Annalee Newitz, EJ Dionne Jr, Alexander McLean, Jane Manyonge and Shankar Vedantam

Author Annalee Newitz and Columnist EJ Dionne Jr. join Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Biden's stimulus bill and the lessons that can be drawn from our descendants in Ancient Rome when it comes to disaster relief. Then, rescued from death row by a legal education; Alexander McLean and Jane Manyonge speak about the Justice Defenders, an organization providing inmates in Africa with legal training. And Shankar Vedantam, host of the popular podcast “Hidden Brain,” explains to Hari...


Amanpour: Kyaw Moe Tun, Barbara Woodward, Florian Zeller and Mukul Deora

As tensions in Myanmar continue, the country’s Ambassador to the United Nations Kyaw Moe Tun joins Christiane Amanpour. He pushes back on the military's claim it will hold new elections, arguing they are not needed, and urges the world to help the Burmese people. Then UK Ambassador to the United Nations Barbara Woodward weighs in with her view on the developing situation. Florian Zeller, director of the "The Father," describes how his new film lets audiences experience dementia and tells...


Amanpour: John Kirby, Walter Isaacson and Nse Ufot

Next week sees the first international travel for President Biden’s cabinet officials since his inauguration, as Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin fly to Japan and South Korea. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks to Christiane Amanpour to discuss Biden’s foreign policy, from China and Afghanistan to tackling the problems of sexual harassment and extremism within the military. In “The Code Breaker” Amanpour contributor Walter Isaacson explores the promise...