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. 20, May 17

China's Middle East Oil Lust
Byline: Babak Dehghanpisheh China is racing to secure Middle East oil deals, putting it on a possible collision course with U.S. interests in the world's most volatile region. China is now the biggest importer of Saudi oil, the second-biggest of...
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Depression 2010?
Byline: Robert J. Samuelson The crisis in Greece is starting to revive eerie memories of the 1920s. It is now conventional wisdom that the world has avoided a second Great Depression. Governments and the economists who advise them learned the...
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Gareth Evans: A Nuclear Watershed
Byline: Andrew Bast World leaders have descended on the United Nations in New York to spend the month reviewing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. The agenda is long: Iran, disarmament, and new nuclear plants. NEWSWEEK's Andrew Bast talked to...
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Identity Theft: A Talent for Faking It
Byline: Christopher Werth The measure of a great fake is being mistaken for the real thing. In 1947, when the Courtauld Gallery in London acquired Virgin and Child, a vibrantly colored panel attributed to Botticelli, the painting took its place...
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Letters: May 3, 2010
'Cross Of Gold' When bankers become bookies, it's past time to crucify them--whatever the cross may be. Charles R. Smith Ft. Collins, Colorado Fareed Zakaria would be correct in "Cross of Gold" if cheating and bonus-motivated fraud were not involved....
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Markets Rule
Byline: Jeffrey E. Garten Moneymen are still calling the shots. as momentum builds for tough financial reform in Congress, and as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Justice Department seem to be gearing up for high-profile investigations...
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Mexico on the Brink
Byline: Ruchir Sharma High crime, slow growth--what next? Mexico has the habit of disappointing both the extreme optimists and the pessimists. While its economy has repeatedly pulled back from the brink, any boom has been rather short-lived....
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Rogue Diplomacy
Byline: Mac Margolis Instead of helping solve the world's problems, Brazil's Lula is cavorting with autocrats and dictators. Only a year ago, president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was widely feted as the man who had turned Brazil into a competitive...
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The End of the Euro
Byline: Niall Ferguson How the crisis in Greece could lead to the demise of Europe's most ambitious project. Crisis--from the Greek "krisis," for a turning point in a disease--is one of many English words we owe to the ancient Athenians. Now...
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The Need for Speed
Byline: Tara Weingarten Homo sapiens have always coveted the sensation of speed. The Greeks invented competitive running games. U.S. Air Force pilot Chuck Yeager became a national hero the second he went supersonic. And Superman is admired for flying...
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The Radio 2.0 Election
Byline: Philip Cowley Once again, Internet hype falls flat. Don't the media ever get tired of that story about the next Web-fired revolution? There was the whopper about how the Internet would bring democracy to China. And the wishful one about...
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