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. 156, No. 05, August 2

Ankara in the Middle
Byline: Owen Matthews Once an unquestioning U.S. ally, and at odds with most of its neighbors, Turkey is now forging a new foreign policy, with itself at the very center. Turkey, says the conventional wisdom, is "turning east." Over the last...
Apple Gets Bruised
Byline: Daniel Lyons One of the great stories about Steve Jobs comes from the 1980s, when Apple engineers were designing the original Macintosh. According to Andy Hertzfeld, one of the engineers on the Mac project, Jobs flipped out because the circuit...
Louise Mushikiwabo: Some Rules Work Only in Rwanda
Byline: Ryan Tracy Sixteen years after genocide, Rwanda is a relatively peaceful place. But recent events have raised doubts as to whether stability is coming at the expense of basic freedoms. Earlier this year, Rwanda suspended two newspapers critical...
Sarko's Summer of Sin
Byline: Christopher Dickey and Tracy McNicoll It's scandal time in France. Allegations are mounting that octogenarian L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt may have had some unseemly dealings with Minister of Labor Eric Woerth, formerly a fundraiser...
Smoked Out
Byline: Nick Foulkes They are called COSAS--an acronym for Comfortable Outdoor Smoking Area. And according to Jemma Freeman, the sixth-generation owner of the London-based Havana cigar importer Hunters & Frankau, "They are opening up in London...
Stop the Blame Game
Byline: Denis MacShane Europe and Turkey need each other. In the cold war years Turkey was unquestionably accepted as the West's most important frontier nation. Now it seems to prefer coddling Iran over backing the U.N. Security Council's harder...
The Dirtiest Man in China
Byline: Melinda Liu and Isaac Stone Fish The success of cross-dressing comedian Little Shenyang shows that sexual humor is coming out of the closet. Is China ready for raunch? Comedy is on the rise in China, and one of its unlikeliest stars is...
The Hired Guns
Byline: Joshua Kurlantzick When leaders of rogue nations hire Washington lobbyists, opposition voices get crowded out. Once the province of a few fringe players operating on the margins of Washington, lobbying for foreign countries has become...
The Tea Party's Australia Test
Byline: Alan Mascarenhas Why Obama should care about the election Down Under. Australia has long been a leading indicator for what is to come in U.S. politics. Its former Prime Minister John Howard, a staunch conservative who would later enthusiastically...
What Career for an Ex-Spy?
Byline: Owen Matthews What kind of career options are open to a pretty young spy like Anna Chapman, now that she's been busted by the FBI and deported from the U.S.? With her photo splashed on tabloid front pages across the world, espionage is probably...