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: Tzipi Livni, Diana Buttu, Mary Jordan and DJ Patil

Former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss tensions between Israel and Palestine. She warns that if Israel annexes Palestinian territory unilaterally, it's giving up hope for peace in the future and making a huge historical mistake. Palestinian human rights lawyer and former adviser to the PLO Diana Buttu weighs in, arguing that if Israel go ahead with the annexation, they are breaking international law and must be held accountable. Mary Jordan, Pulitzer...


Amanpour: Christine Todd Whitman, Faiz Shakir, Glenn Hubbard and Kadir Nelson

Christine Todd Whitman, the former governor of New Jersey, digs into the climate crisis and the upcoming presidential election. Faiz Shakir, the former campaign manager for Bernie Sanders’ 2020 run, and Mark Mckinnon, former presidential adviser, analyse the progressive surge in Tuesday's primaries and what it will mean come November. Then our Walter Isaacson talks to Columbia professor and economist Glenn Hubbard about how we are going to recover economically from the fallout of Covid-19....


Amanpour: William Cohen, Clifford Stott and Norm Stamper

William Cohen, the veteran Republican and former Defense Secretary, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss a potential second term for President Trump. He says this would could spell the end of democracy and pave the way for tyranny. Clifford Stott, social psychology professor at Keele University, discusses how to prevent protests turning violent. For example, he explains how officers can and should use dialogue to defuse tensions with large crowds. Then our Michel Martin speaks to Norm...


Amanpour: Kristalina Georgieva, Reverend William J. Barber II, Anne Milgram, Matthew Desmond and Afua Hirsch

Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the International Monetary Fund, joins Christiane Amanpour to assess the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. She reveals that the global recession will be worse, and the recovery potentially slower, than currently forecast. Reverend William Barber II, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign, highlights the urgent need to combat voter suppression before the 2020 presidential election. He says voting rights are a matter of life and death. Former...


Amanpour: Carol Anderson, Eric Foner, Malcolm Gladwell and Lonnie Bunch

Today is “Juneteenth” in the United States; a holiday that celebrates the emancipation of America’s slaves. Historians Carol Anderson and Eric Foner join Christiane Amanpour to unpack this historic day and the legacy of systemic racism that is still felt today. They explore the patterns of both progress and backlash for black Americans. Malcolm Gladwell, host of "Revisionist History" and author of "Talking to Strangers", discusses police reform and America’s moral shift. Then Walter Isaacson...


Amanpour: Jim Sciutto, Gabriela Jauregui, Farnaz Fassihi. Dr. Larry Brilliant

Jim Sciutto, CNN’s security correspondent and author of "The Madman Theory: Trump Takes on the World," joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack former national security adviser John Bolton’s explosive new memoir detailing his time in the White House by Trump’s side. Sciutto digs into Bolton’s motives and questions why he did not protest more loudly about the President’s behavior at the time and when testifying under oath. Since lockdown, rates of domestic violence around the world have spiked and...


Amanpour: Guillermo Galdos, Julio Frenk, Raj Chetty and LZ Granderson

Journalist Guillermo Galdos takes us with her on her harrowing journey escaping from Latin America’s Covid-19 epicenter in Lima, Peru. Many have been left unemployed as a result of the pandemic and are being forced to leave the capital. Julio Frenk, president of University of Miami and former health minister of Mexico, explains the impact of coronavirus in the continent and why populism is dangerous to public health. Then our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Harvard economics professor Raj Chetty...


Amanpour: Kay Bailey Hutchison, Chile Eboe-Osuji, Rob Schenck, Amos Nachoum and Yonatan Nir

President Trump has announced his intention to pull out 9,500 American troops from Germany. Kay Bailey Hutchison, the U.S. Ambassador to NATO, joins Christiane Amanpour to unpack this latest development in American policy. She reveals that this won’t be happening right away. Judge and President of the International Criminal Court Chile Eboe-Osuji discusses an investigation into whether US forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan and says he hopes the U.S. stop their trend of attacking the...


Amanpour: Valerie Amos, David Simon and Phillip Atiba Goff

As anti-racist protests continue around the world, Valerie Amos, director of SOAS and soon to be the first black head of an Oxford college, talks to Christiane Amanpour about the UK Prime Minister’s new commission on race inequality and the urgent need to decolonize our curriculum. Since the death of George Floyd, we have been going through a cultural reckoning, questioning what TV shows we watch and the language we use. David Simon, creator of celebrated HBO series “The Wire”, talks about...


Amanpour: Darren Walker, Richard Parsons, Patrick Robinson and Robin DiAngelo

In 2020 black Americans are worse off than white Americans by every metric. The demand for economic equality has been a rallying cry for the Black Lives Matter movement and a critical gaze is now turning to corporate America, where only four CEOs of Fortune 500 companies are black, all of whom are men. Christiane Amanpour speaks to two men who have lived this reality, Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, and Richard Parsons, former Chairman and CEO of Time Warner. Then, as...


Amanpour: Christian Cooper, Melody Cooper, Sajid Javid and Michael Eric Dyson

Recent polls in the U.S. show that the majority of Americans believe that the Black Lives Matter protests rocking the country constitute a defining moment in history. Yet despite this wave of activism, many African Americans still experience acts of racism on a daily basis. Over memorial weekend a video went viral showing a white woman in Central Park calling the police and accusing an African American man of threatening her, after he asked her to put her dog on a leash. The man in question,...


Amanpour: Mary Frances Berry, Deval Patrick and Admiral Mike Mullen

Philonise Floyd, brother of the late George Floyd, testified before a House hearing on Wednesday, urging lawmakers to “do the right thing” and take action on police violence. Meanwhile, coronavirus continues to rage in the U.S., spiking in 19 states, and taking a severe toll on black communities. Christiane Amanpour speaks to Mary Frances Berry, former Chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, about the interplay between democracy, racism and health at this crucial moment in America’s...


Amanpour: Bill Moyers, Afua Hirsch, Eusebius McKaiser and Mike Johnson

As George Floyd is laid to rest in his hometown of Houston, Texas, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is calling for “transformative structural change”. Christiane Amanpour is joined by Bill Moyers, the broadcaster and journalist who served in Lyndon Johnson’s White House. They reflect on how the death of George Floyd has impacted America, and what this powerful moment of moral reckoning, in the midst of a health crisis and during an election year, might lead to? The calls for racial equality...


Amanpour: Thenjiwe McHarris, Alex Vitale, Adam Kinzinger and Roula Khalaf

Black Lives Matter protests inspired by the killing of George Floyd continued around the world over the weekend. Minneapolis City Council is now pledging to dismantle the police department, and replace it with community-based strategies, but not everyone agrees that abolishing the department is the right approach. Christiane Amanpour is joined by Thenjiwe McHarris, a strategist for The Movement for Black Lives, and Alex Vitale, coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at...


Amanpour: Keith Ellison, Anne Applebaum, Eliot Cohen and Vanita Gupta

Christiane Amanpour is joined by Minnesota Attorney General, Keith Ellison, who is now the lead prosecutor in the George Floyd case. They discuss the charges filed against the four police officers involved in Floyd’s death and the challenges of winning convictions in a justice system that traditionally favors the police. Then, when riot police were brought in to clear peaceful protesters outside the White House, it was a tipping point for many in the military. Dean of SAIS at John Hopkins...


Amanpour: Rear Admiral John Kirby, General John Allen, Paul van Zyl, Vincent Warren and Mark Bray

Protests and marches inspired by the death of George Floyd continue across the U.S. and beyond, while in Minneapolis, mourners gather at his memorial service. President Trump has called for tough action against the protesters, encouraging the deployment of active-duty military officers to quell domestic protests. Christiane Amanpour is joined by former U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, retired Rear Admiral John Kirby and former Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, General John...


Amanpour: James Clyburn, Marc Lotter, Cedric L. Alexander and Charlamagne tha God

People across the U.S. and beyond continue to unite in protest and solidarity over the death of George Floyd, the unarmed black man who died after a white police officer knelt on his neck. Christiane Amanpour is joined by James Clyburn, U.S. House Majority Whip, who is the most senior serving African American congressman and himself grew up during American segregation. Then Marc Lotter, director of strategic communications for Trump 2020, discusses the criticism leveled at President Trump...


Amanpour: Symone Sanders, Scott Jennings, Karen Bass and Bryan Stevenson

Stark scenes outside the White House on Monday evening as federal police forcibly cleared a path through a group of largely peaceful protesters in order for President Trump to walk from the White House to St John's Episcopal Church. Meanwhile, former Vice President Joe Biden was out visiting protest sites and advocating for leadership that overcomes fear and division. Christiane Amanpour is joined by Symone Sanders, senior adviser to the Biden campaign, and then Scott Jennings, former...


Amanpour: Eleanor Holmes Norton, Martin Luther King III, DeRay Mckesson, Art Acevedo and Nikole Hannah-Jones

Protests continue to roll through over 100 U.S. cities in the wake of the death of George Floyd last week. Christiane Amanpour is joined by congresswoman for the District of Columbia, Eleanor Holmes Norton, to discuss the importance of justice and her experience during the Freedom Summer of 1964. Civil rights activist Martin Luther King III and Campaign Zero co-founder DeRay Mckesson, talk to Christiane about the violence of the current protests and the need to make yourself heard at the...


Amanpour: Rev. Jesse Jackson, Melvin Carter, Eric Fischl and Oskar Eustis

As protests over the death of George Floyd rage from coast to coast, Christiane Amanpour speaks to civil rights leader Reverend Jesse Jackson about institutionalized racism and inequality in the United States. Melvin Carter, Mayor of Minneapolis’ twin city St Paul, discusses the latest news on the ground and the charges brought against Derek Chauvin, the police officer filmed kneeling on Floyd’s neck shortly before his death. Artist Eric Fischl reflects on the complex relationship between...