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. 160, No. 12, September 17

A Campaign of Decapitation
Byline: Mike Giglio The Syrian rebels step up stealth assassination, kidnappings, and attacks. One night last month, in an upscale neighborhood of central Damascus, a muscular man waited in the master bedroom of a large apartment, holding a folding...
A Dream Not Deferred
Byline: Dan Ephron Israel's settler movement is alive and stronger than ever. Dror Etkes should have been pleased. Six years ago, the 44-year-old Israeli peace activist asked Israel's High Court of Justice to intervene in the case of a Jewish...
Beautiful Brooklyn
Byline: Gaia Light and Alessandro Cosmelli Two photographers capture the grit and tenderness of the famous borough. We took these photographs through the window of the bus. Attracted by the prospect of confronting the complexity of the United...
Confucian Comeback
Byline: Melinda Liu China remains divided over reviving its ancient sage. In Tiananmen Square last year, when the stolid National Museum of China reopened its doors following a costly renovation, a 31-foot-tall statue of Confucius stood outside....
For God and Putin
Byline: Peter Pomerantsev After years of repression under Communist rule, the Orthodox Church is back at the heart of Russian politics. "The enemies of Holy Russia are everywhere," says Ivan Ostrakovsky, the leader of a group of Russian Orthodox...
Griselda Blanco
Byline: Mac Margolis The 'cocaine godmother' meets a sudden, grisly end. Frumpy and short, with a double-barreled chin, she could have passed for the grandmother next door. But no one called Griselda Blanco a golden-ager. The 69-year-old Colombian...
The Border Is Vanishing
Byline: Robert D. Kaplan Like it or not, Mexico is pushing north into the United States. A look at the future, from a new book by Robert D. Kaplan America's foreign policy emanates from the domestic condition of its society, and nothing will...
The City: Osaka
Byline: Vikas Swarup Vikas Swarup captures the spirit of Japan's vital, vibrant heart. Princess Toyotomi, a 2011 Japanese film, centers on the audacious conspiracy theory that for 400 years Osaka, Japan's third-largest city, has been secretly...
The Mail
'Winning' Newsweek deserves praise for publishing Buzz Bissinger's defense of Lance Armstrong (Sept. 3). Armstrong has my respect for his strength, tenacity, and the patience to endure the relentless obloquies. Enough was enough! Michael G. Driver,...
Who Owns Antiquity?
Byline: Blake Gopnik Two U.S. museums wrestle with the provenance question. In 1966, curators at the archaeological museum of the University of Pennsylvania bought a pile of gorgeous Bronze Age jewelry from a Philadelphia dealer. They couldn't...