Amanpour is CNN International's flagship global affairs interview program hosted by Chief International Correspondent Christiane Amanpour.
Amanpour: Dr Sasa, Isabel Allende, James Patterson, Matt Eversmann and Ben Wedeman
Dr Sasa, the envoy representing Myanmar's parliament to the U.N, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the escalating violence at the hands of the military in his country and the help Myanmar needs from the international community. Isabel Allende, author of "The Soul of a Woman", talks about her latest book and her journey as a feminist. Our Walter Isaacson talks to James Patterson and Matt Eversmann about their new book "Walk In My Combat Boots: True Stories from America's Bravest Warriors" about how crucial it is for Americans to understand the military better. Correspondent Ben Wedeman talks about the significance of Pope Francis' first visit to Iraq. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Mar 5
55 min
Amanpour: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, Gen. John Allen (Ret.), Shaka King, Dominique Fishback and Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, author of "The Daughters of Kobani", and Retired General John Allen, who led the global coalition against ISIS, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss President Biden's foreign policy priorities and the the challenges women face against extremists in Syria. Actress Dominique Fishback and Shaka King, director and co-writer of "Judas and the Black Messiah" discuss the new film and its story of the Black Panther leader Fred Hampton. Our Aarti Shahani talks to Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, author of "The Undocumented Americans", about the long term impact of family separation. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Mar 3
56 min
Amanpour: Kazuo Ishiguro, Candace Johnson and Tim Ryan
Nobel prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss his new book, "Klara and the Sun" that asks what it means to be human. Candace Johnson, President and CEO of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, talks about the possible capabilities of Cuba's biotech field now that the country has developed its own covid vaccine. Our Michel Martin talks to Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan about the challenges ahead in the Senate for President Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Mar 2
55 min
Amanpour: Christine Schraner Burgener, Ben Hubbard, Nischelle Turner and Elizabeth Kolbert
Christine Schraner Burgener, U.N. Special Envoy on Myanmar, discusses the ongoing unrest in the country where defiant protesters returned to the streets again today after security forces killed at least 18 on Sunday, according to the UN. Ben Hubbard, The New York Times Beirut Bureau Chief, talks about the Biden administration's handling of the release of the intelligence report into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and relations in the region. Nischelle Turner, host of "Entertainment Tonight", discusses the 78th Golden Globe Awards. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Elizabeth Kolbert, author of "Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future", about the unintended consequences of our efforts to solve the climate crisis. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Mar 1
55 min
Amanpour: Hatice Cengiz, Sarah Leah Whitson, Chuck Hagel, Deirdre Fishel, Catherine "CJ" Johnson and Errol Louis
As the U.S. intelligence report on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi is released finding Mohammed bin Salman responsible for approving the operation, Christiane Amanpour gets an emotional reaction from Hatice Cengiz, Jamal's fiancée, and analysis from Sarah Leah Whitson, Executive Director of Democracy for the Arab World Now. Chuck Hagel, former U.S. Defense Secretary, discusses the implications of the report as it comes in the wake of the airstrike on Iran-backed militia groups in Syria. Director Deirdre Fishel and Catherine "CJ" Johnson, former Minneapolis Police Department Inspector, talk about the new PBS documentary "Women in Blue". Our Michel Martin talks to Errol Louis, political anchor at Spectrum News, about the controversy surrounding Governor Cuomo over covid-19 related deaths in nursing homes.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Feb 26
55 min
Amanpour: Linda Sanchez, Andrea Martinez, Jodie Foster, Nancy Hollander and Reuben Miller
Congresswoman Linda Sanchez tells Christiane Amanpour about the immigration bill she introduced and why now is the time to pass this reform. Andrea Martinez, immigration attorney, discusses the human impact immigration policy has and her work to reunite families separated under Trump's zero tolerance policy. Actress Jodie Foster and lawyer Nancy Hollander talk about the new film "The Mauritanian" and the real life story of detention at Guantanamo Bay that inspired it. Our Michel Martin talks to Reuben Miller, author of "Halfway Home", about the realities of life after incarceration.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Feb 25
55 min
Amanpour: David Cameron, Samuel Burke and Julia Marcus
David Cameron, former British Prime Minister, discusses his call to action for energy investment in fragile states where the pandemic has hit the hardest. Samuel Burke, host of "Suddenly Family", discusses his family's shocking DNA discovery that led to making a podcast about other lives turned upside down by at home genetic tests. Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Julia Marcus, Infectious Disease Epidemiologist at Harvard University, about how to mitigate the risk of covid in a sustainable way. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Feb 24
55 min
Amanpour: Nadhim Zahawi, Ran Balicer, Mohamedou Ould Slahi, Steve Wood, Kevin Macdonald and Kurt Bardella
Nadhim Zahawi, UK Vaccines Minister, and Ran Balicer, Chair of Israel's Covid-19 National Experts Panel discuss the successful vaccine rollout schemes in their countries. Mohamedou Ould Slahi, former Guantanamo Bay detainee, Steve Wood, a former guard at the detention camp, and director Kevin Macdonald discuss their new film "The Mauritanian" based on Mohamedou's book "Guantanamo Diary". Our Hari Sreenivasan talks to Kurt Bardella, former senior adviser to The Lincoln Project, about the allegations against the organization's co-founder John Weaver, and the "civil war" within the GOP. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Feb 23
55 min
Amanpour: Anote Tong, Aliza Ayaz, Steven Yeun and Bill Gates
Anote Tong, former President of Kiribati, and Aliza Ayaz, climate activist and UN Youth Ambassador for Sustainable Development Goals, join Christiane Amanpour to discuss the very real effects of the climate crisis in Kiribati and Pakistan - and what might change now the U.S. has rejoined the Paris Climate Accord. Actor Steven Yeun discusses his new film "Minari" about a Korean family trying to build a new life in rural Arkansas. Our Walter Isaacson talks to billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates about the pandemic, the climate crisis and his new book "How to Avoid a Climate Disaster". To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Feb 22
55 min
Amanpour: Lina al-Hathloul, David Olusoga, Jake Sullivan and Shoshana Zuboff
Lina al-Hathloul, sister of Saudi women's rights activist, Loujain al-Hathloul, joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss her sister's release from prison and her views on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. She argues he is not a reformer and that in Saudi Arabia, "activism is considered terrorism". We look at the history behind vaccine hesitancy in minorities with historian David Olusoga. He explains how he's campaigning to get minority communities in the UK to take the vaccine and why that hesitancy exists in Britain and beyond. Then U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan talks about reviving the Iran deal, the SolarWinds, troops in Afghanistan and relations with Saudi Arabia. Turning to big tech, our Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Shoshana Zuboff, author of "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism," about the information coup the tech companies are waging through data collection.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit
Feb 22
55 min
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