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. 03, July 19

A Green Retreat
Byline: Stefan Theil; Alan Mascarenhas Why the environment is no longer a surefire political winner. Just three years ago the politics of global warming was enjoying its golden moment. The release in 2006 of Al Gore's Oscar-winning film, An Inconvenient...
Ahmet Davutoglu: 'We Are a Part of the West'
Byline: Semin Gumusel Guner and Selcuk Tepeli What is Turkey up to? A stalwart member of NATO, many believe it is now tilting east. In May, it sealed a nuclear-exchange deal with Iran, and in June Ankara voted no on U.N. sanctions against Iran....
Big Business versus Obama
Why the face-off won't last for long. As job creation and an economic growth stall, the Obama administration is being criticized not just from all parts of the political spectrum in the U.S. but also from big business, which increasingly believes...
Chasing Goldman's Success
Byline: Matthew Philips In the hierarchy of Wall Street, Goldman Sachs has become the top dog, the one whom other financiers want to be. And although Goldman's brass gets dragged down to Washington every so often, the bank still reigns: in the first...
China for the Chinese
Byline: Isaac Stone Fish Why the Chinese themselves, and not outsiders, will cash in on the next big wave of growth. If there was ever a city that exemplified the economic future of China, it's the western metropolis of Chongqing. A frenetic...
Chinese Opera: Classical Returns
"The Legend of the White Snake" is one of the most famous Chinese tales. The story of a young scholar bewitched by a beautiful woman who is really a powerful white-snake demon has given rise to countless Chinese opera productions, films, and TV series....
Egypt's Newest Antiquities
Byline: Tara Weingarten King Tut is certainly more famous now than in his own time. The boy king died suddenly at the age of 19, before he could make a monument, or even a name, for himself. But just look at him now. He, or at least his stuff--the...
Israel's Army Turns Cautious on Criticism
Byline: Dan Ephron The Israeli military isn't usually in the business of revealing classified information. Yet in a briefing with reporters last week, officers passed around aerial photos of Hizbullah positions in south Lebanon, diagrams of their...
Recalling Thailand's Past Lives
In Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul tells the story of a man dying of kidney failure who is visited by the ghosts of his dead wife and long-lost son. He regards his suffering as karma for "killing...
The Attack of the Android
Byline: Daniel Lyons Apple's new iPhone 4 is a smash hit, selling 1.7 million units in its first weekend in stores, making it the biggest product launch in Apple's history. That's not really surprising. Every iPhone has been a big seller, and this...