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. 11, March 15

Europe's Dim New Dawn
Byline: William Underhill When the EU's Lisbon Treaty finally took effect last year, the bloc's leaders hailed the start of a new era. For the first time, the 27-nation Union--representing 450 million people and a third of the world economy--could...
Facebook's Little Gold Mine
Byline: Barrett Sheridan In its six years of existence, Facebook has diligently recorded all the photo tags, friend requests, and pokes made by its 400 million users. The result is a well-developed social graph--a tangled ball of twine that describes...
London Rising in the East
Byline: William Underhill To generations of Londoners, the badlands began at the City's eastern frontier, just beneath the gleaming towers of the financial district. To stray beyond was to enter the darker world of the East End, the heartland of...
Meet Team Taliban
Byline: Ron Moreau and Sami Yousafzai By all accounts, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar will be virtually impossible to replace. Until his recent capture in Karachi by U.S. and Pakistani forces, the Taliban's master strategist was working 18-hour days....
Slow-Motion Merkel
Byline: Stefan Theil Europe needs a leader, but the likely candidate doesn't want the job. The crisis now engulfing heavily indebted European governments has exposed deep rifts within the European Union, and especially among the 16 countries...
Streaming Live from the Catwalk
Byline: Sameer Reddy The seating arrangement at a fashion show has always telegraphed power and prestige; Vogue editor Anna Wintour, for instance, sat front and center at Jason Wu this season, draped in fur and dripping with jewels, flanked by The...
The Army Is Beaten
Byline: Owen Matthews Why the U.S. should hail the Islamists. The political logic should be simple. The arrest of a shadowy group of generals for allegedly plotting a bloody coup should be a victory for justice. The end of military meddling in...
The New Falklands War
Byline: Molly O'Toole Why Britain will lose to Argentina, or should, this time. The dispute that in 1982 led to an improbable war over the remote Falkland Islands is back, only this time it is not likely to end so well for the Brits. The Falklands...
The Scary New Rich
Byline: Rana Foroohar and Mac Margolis The global middle class is more unstable and less liberal than we thought. The middle classes have always been the bulwark of society. Aristotle believed they were democracy's secret weapon--the protectors...
Toyota and the End of Japan
Byline: Devin Stewart Japan was morbidly fascinated by the spectacle of Toyota president Akio Toyoda apologizing to the U.S. Congress for the deadly defects that led to the recall of 10 million of its cars worldwide. The appearance of the "de facto...
Yuval Steinitz: Israel's Philosopher of Finance
Byline: Dan Ephron In the past year, Israel's economy has managed to defy both the global economic crisis and the worsening security situation, posting an annualized 4.4 percent growth in the last quarter of 2009. Yuval Steinitz, Israel's 51-year-old...
Zardari's Courage
Byline: Selig S. Harrison In response to U.S. pressure, India and Pakistan recently conducted their first diplomatic dialogue since the Pakistan-based Islamist group Lashkar-e-Taiba staged its terrorist attack on Mumbai in November 2008. The discussions...