, Launch Global Public Square Blog and teamed up to launch Global Public Square, a new blog that will feature insights on global news from CNN Fareed Zakaria GPS host and TIME editor at large Fareed Zakaria, as well as journalists from the cable network and the magazine, and other expert guests.

Global Public Square is edited by World producer Amar Bakshi, and guests set to contribute over the next few weeks include: foursquare co-founders Dennis Crowley and Naveen Selvadurai; statistics guru Hans Rosling; and Nina Hachigian, co-author of The Next American Century.

CNN’s Nic Robertson will also provide analysis on Libya’s tipping point, and CNN Cairo bureau chief Ben Wedeman will report on the ongoing unrest in the Middle East and north Africa. Global Public Square will also feature a weekly news quiz, and a books of the week entry. vice president and managing editor Meredith Artley said:

I can’t imagine anyone better than Fareed Zakaria to be at the center of this intelligent discussion on foreign affairs. The interconnected world we live in is a subject that resonates with our audience.

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