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. 159, No. 5, January 30

A Brusque Lunatic on the Right Side of History
Byline: Tracy McNicoll Dominique de Villepin's opposition to the hasty invasion of Iraq gets the comic-book treatment. There was always something cartoonish about Dominique de Villepin: that windswept silver coif, the lampoonable lankiness, those...
Crisis on the Continent
As economic contagion continues in Europe, and with the future of the euro imperiled, Newsweek asked eight economists to describe the origin of the problem facing the single currency and what would happen if the euro were abolished. As told to R....
Hip-Hop, R&B, and Seoul
Byline: Robert Michael Poole South Korea's music industry gave the world 'K-Pop' with its peppy girl and boy bands. Now it's taking on hip-hop's swag. Last October, the four-piece girl group 2NE1 debuted in Japan with six live shows in front...
The City: Sri Lanka
Byline: Shehan Karunatilaka Shehan Karunatilaka on a capital that straddles the beautiful and the banal. If a visitor is planning a trip to Sri Lanka, I usually advise that they skip Colombo. Not being harsh, but on the island's buffet table...
The Lost Bequest of Hafez Assad
Byline: Fouad Ajami Modern Syria was made by a cruel strongman. His son, also cruel, is a man of straw. Bashar, son of Hafez Assad, has a son by the name of Hafez. But as the defiance and bloodletting in Syria would seem to suggest, Bashar needn't...