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. 07, August 16

China's Modern Master
Byline: Alexandra A. Seno Long tear-shaped white forms--representing bitter gourds commonly used in Chinese cuisine--stand out against a background of impassioned dark-green brushstrokes. The late Chinese artist Wu Guanzhong called his 1998 work...
Eastern Demand Fuels West's Growth
Byline: Stefan Theil Two years ago, economists ridiculed the idea of "decoupling"--that the economies of China and other emerging powers could move independently of developments in Western nations. The deep recession in the West, which was a blip...
Ella Pamfilova: A 'Hopeless' Cause
Byline: Anna Nemtsova Between 2004 and the end of July, Ella Pamfilova served as the Russian president's adviser on human rights. But she left that post to protest a wave of violent attacks against human-rights activists. In the past year three...
India's Nuclear Diplomacy
Byline: Jeremy Kahn Why New Delhi is courting Tehran. Earlier this year, Brazil and Turkey infuriated the Obama administration when they announced just ahead of a critical United Nations vote on sanctions against Iran that they had brokered a...
It's All about the Web
Byline: Daniel Lyons To hear Dan Abrams tell it, the TV business is about to be radically disrupted by the Internet, just as the print media business has been. And he's dying to be a part of the disruption. "In five years, anyone who is not actively...
Speed and the Sedan
Byline: Tara Weingarten Four thousand years ago, Greeks and Egyptians commissioned elaborately decorated chariots for battle. They were gilded, lavish, and imposing, as if the warriors believed their best line of defense was to intimidate by appearance....
The China Dream
Byline: Ioannis Gatsiounis Why the Middle Kingdom isn't really taking over the world. The rise of china is, as we all know by now, the definitive economic and political story of our time. Every week a new book title announces an "irresistible"...
The Death of Generosity
Byline: Joshua Kurlantzick At the last G8 summit in June, the world's leading nations agreed to work hard on the usual litany of good causes--peace, global warming, etc.--with one notable exception. The issue that had dominated the summit just five...
War Songs
Byline: Sophie Grove Ibrahim Ag Alhabib's face is etched with the desert sun. A former member of Mali's Tuareg rebel movement, the MPA, he has spent his life in the arid southern Sahara. With his band, Tinariwen, formed 30 years ago in a Kaddafi-sponsored...