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. 02, January 11

Books on Display
Byline: Nick Foulkes The first sight to greet those exiting the recent must-see show of Anish Kapoor's work at London's Royal Academy was a large poster promoting "the most comprehensive monograph on the celebrated sculptor." This was not a Royal...
Colombia's Peacemaker
Byline: Mac Margolis Colombia is finally winning the Western Hemisphere's longest war. Despite setbacks like the murder of a state governor last month, the Marxist insurgency and drug-fueled mayhem is winding down. Tens of thousands of rebels, right-wing...
Don't Waste A Crisis
Byline: Stefan Theil Debt may be a good thing for Europe. When governments around the world rushed to save banks, bail out companies, and pump up their economies, it seemed to presage a new dawn of big government. In Europe, the expansion of...
Forests Save the Day
Byline: Stefan Theil The Copenhagen talks may have been a flop, but there was one piece of good news: a plan for rich states to pay poor ones to stop destroying tropical forests. That's key, because deforestation represents about 15 percent of annual...
How to Stop a (Cyber) Thief
Byline: Nick Summers For cybersecurity geeks, it was a moment to celebrate. In May, as President Obama announced a new federal office to oversee America's digital infrastructure, he used language rarely heard in the White House. "We've had to learn...
Sold in Translation
Byline: Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop When penguin paid $100,000 for the worldwide rights to the English translation of Jiang Rong's bestseller Wolf Totem in 2005, it set a record as China's most expensive overseas book deal. The tale of a Beijing student...
The Center Holds
Byline: Salil Tripathi; Tripathi is a journalist based in London. Why division is good for India. Last month India announced it was carving a new state, Telangana, out of an existing one, Andhra Pradesh. The decision seemed to come in response...
Uncovering the Secret
Byline: Brian Byrnes In director Juan Jose Campanella's 2001 film, El Hijo de la Novia (Son of the Bride), Ricardo Darin's character, a short-tempered restaurateur, bluntly tells his actor friend during a heated discussion: "I don't watch Argentine...