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Articles from Vol. 157, No. 10, March 7

A Military Juggling Act
Byline: Fasih Ahmed Anti-American sentiment is running high in Pakistan as the country negotiates the fate of CIA contractor Raymond Davis, who shot and killed two Pakistanis in Lahore in January. The military, which initially kept quiet over the...
An Islamist Makeover
Byline: Owen Matthews As revolutions across the Mideast bring religious parties within sight of real political power, Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is becoming the region's go-to man for Islamist leaders looking for a makeover. Tunisia's...
Drinking the 1855
Byline: Lawrence Osborne There's a rule of thumb that wines, being "alive," enjoy the same longevity as human beings. Most wines drunk today are about four years old, making them--according to this rule--the equivalent of snotty toddlers. Twenty...
Europe's Extreme Righteous
Byline: Stefan Theil Far-right European politicians find love--and common cause--in Israel. To the casual observer, the visiting Europeans at Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial in the hills above Jerusalem, looked like any other foreign...
How the Taliban Lost Its Swagger
Byline: Sami Yousafzai and Ron Moreau Disgusted by the insurgency's relentless brutality, more than 1,000 fighters have walked away in recent months. At a dark, unheated village Madrassa near Peshawar, Pakistan, Mullah Yahya spends his days studying...
Strategy: Sit on Your Hands
Byline: Andrew J. Bacevich Washington's instinct is to meddle in the Mideast. Tamp that urge. The upheaval engulfing the Arab world presents the United States with two choices. Washington can either embrace change, stand on the sidelines, and...
'The Cinderella of Latin America'
Poets, investors, and miners have refashioned Chile's capital. Something strange has happened to Santiago in recent years. Chile's capital quickly went from a city everyone wanted to flee into a city everyone wants to visit. Prestigious journals...
The Patron Saint of -- What?
Byline: Monica Burton The Internet may soon have a new patron: Saint Isidore of Seville. NEWSWEEK looks at Isidore and other saints whose areas of intercession include some very worldly phenomena. STAMP COLLECTORS Saint Gabriel, the Archangel...
When Strongmen Become Straw Men
Byline: Christopher Dickey The knock-on effect of the Arab uprising. In a park in the middle of Azerbaijan's capital, Baku, sits Hosni Mubarak. The bronze statue, erected in 2007, stands against a hokey--looking backdrop of diminutive pyramids,...
Who Killed Olof Palme?
Byline: Tony Clifton NEWSWEEK replays its coverage for the crime's 25th anniversary. A small pyramid of red roses is replaced daily at the spot where Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme was killed more than eight months ago. Nearly 40 witnesses...