Newsweek International

Newsweek International is a consumer magazine covering general interest issues with editorial content. Newsweek Inc. publishes this periodical weekly. Fareed Zakaria is the Editor.

Articles from Vol. 155, No. 12, March 22

A Balkan Success Story
Byline: Denis MacShane Albania shows its neighbors the way. Only yesterday Albania was the world's joke nation. Ruled over by a King Zog and then a weirdo Stalinist turned Maoist, En-ver Hoxha, Albania was communist Europe's answer to North Korea....
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Beyond Ralph Lauren
Byline: Sameer Reddy When I was growing up, I was on a first-name basis with Polo, Ralph Lauren's line of preppy staples. But I've come to understand that the little mallet-wielding man on a horse embroidered on my shirts is more than just a logo;...
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Bring the Olympics Online
Byline: Daniel Lyons Here's how I want to watch the 2014 Winter Olympics. I want to go to a Web site, choose an event--say, men's downhill skiing--and watch the whole thing from beginning to end, on my big-screen TV or my laptop or my iPhone. I'll...
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Formula One's Comeback Story
Byline: Emerson Fittipaldi The 2010 formula one season-opener in Bahrain marks the return of perhaps the greatest athlete to ever compete in the sport: after a three-year retirement Michael Schumacher, the former Ferrari star and seven-time world...
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Gen. Ray Odierno: Behind the Scenes in Iraq
Byline: Babak Dehghanpisheh As Iraqis went to the polls last week, there was one noticeable absence on the streets: U.S. troops. For the first time since 2003, Iraqi forces handled security for all voting sites--an important step in a process that,...
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Greece's Crisis Smoke Screen
Byline: Barrett Sheridan Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou claims to have discovered the culprit behind his country's economic misery, and last week he laid out his indictment. In a speech in D.C., he blamed hedge funds and other speculators...
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How Democracy Dies
Byline: Joshua Kurlantzick A global decline in political freedom is partly the fault of the middle class. Political freedom blossomed in the developing world in the 1990s and early part of this century. While authoritarians still ruled most of...
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Pious but Moderate
Byline: Solenn Honorine Back in his boyhood home of Indonesia, Obama will find a conservative state that has fought off radical Islam. When Barack Obama arrives in Indonesia this month he will find a country far different from the one he lived...
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The Coup That Wasn't
Byline: Mustafa Akyol Turkey finally outgrows Ataturk. Last month, some-thing unprecedented happened in Turkey: more than 50 high-ranking military officers, including several retired four-star generals, were detained and questioned by prosecutors...
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