Newsweek International

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Articles from Vol. 156, No. 04, July 26

A Fragile Alliance
Byline: Tobias Harris Japan-U.S. relations could get bumpy. For a brief moment, Naoto Kan looked like the anchor who could end Japan's drift. Where his predecessor, Yukio Hatoyama, was a patrician dogged by corruption scandals and perceived as...
Coal Gets Too Big for Beijing
Byline: Isaac Stone Fish China's high-profile battles with foreign companies--from Rio Tinto to Google--have been keeping CEOs up at night. But overseas firms aren't Beijing's only targets, as a fight between the country's private coal miners and...
Colombia Becomes the New Star of the South
Byline: Mac Margolis In a time of emerging-market juggernauts, Colombia gets little notice. Its $244 billion economy is only the fifth-largest in Latin America, a trifle next to Brazil, the $2 trillion regional powerhouse. Yet against all odds Colombia...
Eastern Promises
Byline: Ginanne Brownell Among the well-established galleries from New York, Paris, and London showing works at Art Basel Switzerland last month, a smattering of galleries from Central and Eastern Europe stood out, showing video installations, photographs,...
Ignore the Kashmir Hawks
Byline: Jeremy Kahn Singh can make peace in the valley. The Kashmir valley has been convulsed by a series of violent protests since June. Demon-strations that began over alleged extra-judicial killings by Indian security forces quickly spiraled...
Playing a Part
Byline: Christopher Werth A night out at the opera to see an adaptation of an obscure 17th-century English play may sound like an expensive nap. But what if audience members were handed Venetian masks and invited to wander around the theater as...
Sebastian Pinera: 'We Are on Track'
Byline: Jimmy Langman Thirteen days before Sebastian Pinera began his four-year term as Chilean president in March, the country suffered one of the most powerful earthquakes in recorded history. The first conservative elected president of Chile...
The Flying Prius
Byline: Christopher Dickey and Tracy McNicoll The future of the passenger jet may look surprisingly like a larger version of the hybrid automobile. The future of aviation that engineers dreamed about 70 years ago didn't look much like the present....
Winging It
Byline: Jerry Guo On a recent weekend hunting retreat, I managed to do practically everything but hunt. I ate two barbecues in the field, where I was offered at least seven different varieties of meat; enjoyed four-course dinners served by waiters...