Newsweek International

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Articles from Vol. 155, No. 17, April 26

Europe's New Politics of Fear
Byline: Denis MacShane There is a new divide in Europe. not an iron curtain, but an iron intolerance as politicians revert to blaming minorities for their nations' woes. In Western Europe it is Muslims. In Eastern Europe they are Jews, Roma, and...
George Papandreou: Rewriting a Greek Tragedy
Byline: Anthee Carassava As prime minister, his father riled the West by embracing spendthrift socialist practices. Now, a generation later, current Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou is struggling to guide his nation through its worst financial...
India's Next Big Thing
Byline: Samanth Subramanian Why the Indian Premier League may well be the most successful new sports sensation in history. Not long before he died, Hunter S. Thompson wrote in his column for ESPN magazine about a new two-man sport he had invented:...
Losing the North
South Korea needs a Nordpolitik. By all appearances, South Korea is riding high. While other wealthy nations are mired in debt and depression, Seoul expects 5apercent GDP growth this year. Last year it became the world's ninth-largest exporter,...
Playing the Spy
Byline: Sana Butler "Do you see the targets?" I ask "Agent Q" through my covert earpiece as we walk toward Trafalgar Square. "No." "There," I say, catching a glimpse. "They are headed south toward the lion statue on the east staircase." ...
Rome Turns against the Vatican
Byline: Barbie Nadeau Pope John Paul II ruled the Catholic Church during the height of the American sex-abuse scandal in the early 2000s, but his popularity never waned beyond a few percentage points in approval-rating polls. Pope Benedict XVI is...
The End May Be Near
Byline: Jorge Castaneda Cuba is at a critical turning point. Since 1959, fortunes have been lost betting on the end of the Cuban revolution. Countless books, essays, articles, statements, and resolutions have predicted the fall of Fidel Castro....
What's Not to Love?
Byline: Barton Biggs It's time to rethink the old idea of ossified Europe, as the continent surges strong and fast out of the global recession. As an investor and observer, I am surprised--or should I say astounded--at the following NEWSWEEK...
Why Europe Will Win
Byline: Stefan Theil Forget the conventional wisdom. European firms are faster-growing, more profitable, and better at globalization than their American rivals. It's become a truism that America is full of "can do" people and companies, while...