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. 06, February 8

A Hhppocratic Oath for Davos Man
Byline: Rana Foroohar As the world economic forum in Davos concluded late last week, people were left wondering, Did it matter? It's a question Davos raises every year, when the great and the good trek three hours up a Swiss mountain to spend four...
Baidu Is No Match for Google
Byline: Isaac Stone Fish When Google threatened to pull out of China last month, many experts interpreted the move as a last-straw response to Beijing's aggressive policy of Internet protectionism. It was assumed that in the wake of Google's departure,...
Chavez Is Losing His Grip
Byline: Mac Margolis The end is near for his revolution. In his 11-year rule, Venezuelan strong-man Hugo Chavez has outlasted all manner of angry foes, conspirators, and mounting chaos. Until now. As he loses control of a shrinking economy, his...
End of the Rogue
Byline: Nader Mousavizadeh The world that created 'rogue states' is gone, and the sooner Washington recognizes it, the better. A year after Barack Obama relaunched America's relations with the world's rogue states, the verdict is in: from Burma...
Football Tackles a Big Problem
Byline: Marcus Allen Behind the excitement over the Super Bowl in February is a problem that the National Football League is now coming to terms with: committing to eliminating play-related concussions, which can lead to neurological ailments later...
It's a Man's World
Byline: Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop Some luxury brands have always catered exclusively to either men or women--think Dunhill, Ermenegildo Zegna, and Brioni for men or Jimmy Choo and Christian Lacroix for the ladies. But most are happy to promote their...
Mohammad Reza Heydari: The Diplomat Turned Dissident
Byline: Babak Dehghanpisheh Since Iran's disputed election last summer, most Iranian government officials have presented a united front. But that facade is slipping. In early January, Mohammad Reza Heydari, the consul-general in Oslo, resigned,...
No Bubbles in Beijing
Byline: Barton Biggs Why the China bears are wrong. For the chattering classes, spotting financial bubbles has become their favorite global sport, and currently China is the hot game. Fears of Chinese "tightening" have terrorized traders, particularly...
Selling South Korea
Byline: B. J. Lee Lee Myung-bak wants to move his country to the center of the world. For the first time in modern history, South Korea is laying claim to lead the club of rich nations. South Korea became the first member of the Organization...
Where Secrets Aren't Safe
Byline: Daniel Lyons 'Cloud computing' isn't so secure. We're all moving to the clouds--that's what tech pundits keep telling us. By this they mean cloud computing, a system in which we store data on remote servers rather than on our desktop...
Why Ozawa Must Go
Byline: Tobias Harris The power broker holds Japan back. Ichiro Ozawa stands at the head of a party that promises revolutionary change--the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ)--but he is a living reminder of the age of Japanese politics the party...