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. 11, September 12

Asia: The Sun Also Rises
Byline: Takashi Yokota After two inspirational but ultimately flawed premiers, Japan may have found a leader who can restore the battered nation. Japan is a weary country. Two decades of economic stagnation, coupled with a spate of catastrophes--earthquake,...
The Arab World's 'Dallas'
Byline: Owen Matthews Turkish Soap operas are sweeping the Middle East and luring viewers with scandalous storylines. A handsome ottoman prince is hunting in a forest when a cavalcade of horsemen rides up bearing a fateful message. Meanwhile,...
The City: St. John's
Byline: Jamaica Kincaid Jamaica Kincaid remembers the elegant, elemental Antigua of her childhood. It's not because I was born there in a worn-down rickety hospital on a Wednesday foreday morning in the month of May, in the year 1949. It's...
The Poet of Sept. 11
Byline: Matthew Kaminski As a fellow survivor of history's nightmares, Polish writer Adam Zagajewski spoke to a traumatized nation. A week after the collapse of the Twin Towers, The New Yorker ran Polish poet Adam Zagajewski's "Try to Praise...
Turkey's Sacred Ruins
Byline: Melik Kaylan A haven for war-torn refugees, the province of hatay has an Ancient sanctity and an oddly occidental style. For souls in torment, your helpful guidebook might say, there's no better destination than the holy sites of Turkey's...
What Now, Little Country?
Byline: Asne Seierstad In the wake of a devastating massacre, Norway reexamines its values--and its fears. Not long ago, I received a letter from Norway's minister of education. She told me to be calm, honest, and to "listen to my child's thoughts."...