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. 19, November 8

Avishay Braverman: 'Partition the Holy Land'
Byline: Dan Ephron With Middle East peace talks stalled, Israelis are talking about the prospect of new elections in 2011, to be fought largely over the Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have a solid...
Britain's New Threat
Byline: William Underhill What's the greatest potential threat to Britain's national security in the early 21st century? Apparently, it's no longer armed conflict with a hostile power. It's cyberwarfare, according to the first published report,...
China Is a Rich Country
Byline: Rana Foroohar and Isaac Stone Fish Last week was the final week of the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, the event that used to be called the World's Fair and a place where countries traditionally come to mark where they have been, and where...
Digging a Big Hole
Byline: Daniel Lyons Four years ago Kevin Rose, the boyish, 20-something founder of Digg, was on the cover of BusinessWeek under a headline that screamed HOW THIS KID MADE $60 MILLION IN 18 MONTHS. Digg wasn't rocket science. It was just a Web site...
Forging Ahead with the Green Revolution
Byline: R. M. Schneiderman Last year's climate-change accords ended without a binding resolution--yet the green revolution is moving forward as countries and companies look for ways to reduce energy costs and create jobs. One such firm: Siemens...
Good News for Bad Guys
Byline: Christopher Dickey The problem with WikiLeaks is the twist. Raw intelligence is ugly stuff, perverse and treacherous. "A little learning is a dangerous thing," wrote the 18th-century poet Alexander Pope, who had a keen ear for political...
Japan Teeters on the Edge
Byline: Denis Macshane Geographically, Britain and Japan are cousins, two island nations off Eurasia. Geopolitically, they could not be more different. Western Eurasia, with its comfort blanket of NATO, two nuclear powers, and a burgeoning EU defense...
Rebuilding Beirut
Byline: Ruthie Ackerman In the aftermath of Lebanon's 15-year civil war, developers are turning the capital into a version of Dubai. But there's a lot of history at stake. On a recent Saturday night in the Gemmayze district of Beirut, hundreds...
Swimming with the Fishes
Byline: Jaime Cunningham Some of my favorite vacations have been in tropical locations where I can relax on the beach but also enjoy adventures in the water. For my money, the best aquatic activity of all is snorkeling, which combines a front-seat...
Terrorists No More
Byline: Nausheen Husain Hassan Mahdi is not a member of a jihadi sleeper cell. He is not plotting to blow up a financial center or take passengers hostage aboard a 747. Instead, he's distraught by his divorce, saddened by his son's departure for...
The New Kings of Cocaine
Byline: R. M. Schneiderman and Mike Giglio Roughly 15 years ago, Peru was the world's leading producer of coca, the primary ingredient in cocaine. But as Peruvian and American authorities cracked down on growers and their Maoist-rebel allies, the...
The Top Guy
Byline: Christopher Dickey and Tracy McNicoll Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been busy saving the world, which may just qualify him to run France. Dominique Strauss-Kahn is on top of the world right now, but maybe that's not where he really wants...