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. 158, No. 18, October 31

Black and White in Libya
Byline: Asne Seierstad; Asne Seierstad is the author of The Bookseller of Kabul and The Angel of Grozny. She Lives in Oslo. What will happen when the honeymoon ends? "I see now, Gaddafi made mistakes." Mabruk, a young physics teacher, considers...
For King or for Country?
Byline: Babak Dehghanpisheh; With Ranya Kadri in Amman As opposition groups in Jordan ask for more reforms, the country's prime minister-designate will need to walk a careful line. Awn Khasawneh faced one of the most difficult choices of his...
France's Bitterfamily Feud
Byline: Tracy McNicoll The scandals of L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt have shaken the French state and its president to the core. It began as a feud between an elderly widow and her estranged daughter. But it grew into the Bettencourt Affair,...
'I'm Not Always Consistent, but I'm Always Right'
Byline: Melik Kaylan; Melik Kaylan, a journalist in New York, covers culture for The Wall Street Journal. Meet Norman Stone: Turkey's staunchest defender. "Turkey is the only country in the region whose past seems to flow toward a positive outcome,...
Message in a Qvevri
Vintners are clamoring for an ancient vessel that makes pure wines. Just don't call it an Amphora. Georgia, the former Soviet republic of, is a land where autos share the road with pigs, sheep, and donkeys. The food pops with flavor, and wine is...
The City: Sydney
Thomas Keneally lives in a former penal colony turned graceful harbor metropolis. It has always been a perverse delight of mine that Sydney is the only major city that was founded as a purpose-designed penal settlement. Unlike New England, Sydney...
The Martyr Who Wasn't
Byline: Mike Giglio Google's Wael Ghonim was the face of Egypt's revolution. now the fight is failing--so where is 'El Shaheed'? At a celebrity-studded conference in Zurich last month, the latest in the line of high-flying affairs he has headlined...
The Outsider
Byline: Suketu Mehta; Suketu Mehta, a professor of journalism at New York University, is the author of Maximum City. In an exclusive interview, Raj Rajaratnam reveals his surprising motivations--and the reasons he didn't take a plea that could have...