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    Iran's Rasputin

    The president’s chief of staff is the man behind the throne—and the Supreme Leader wants him gone.
  • defense-spending-ferguson-co03

    Congress's $492 Billion Bet

    Congress is poised to slash defense spending. Great idea—as long as China remains our buddy and the Middle East embraces brotherly love.
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    Middle East: Bloody Democracy

    As chaos flared on the streets of Cairo Saturday, Newsweek looks at Egypt's fears of violence as its first free elections near.
  • taliban-haqqani-OVNB03

    Dueling Manifestos

    A Taliban letter sounds a newly moderate note while the Haqqani faction puts out a how-to book for jihad.
  • gorky-park-OV11

    Holy Middle Class!

    Moscow’s Gorky Park used to be a place to avoid. Now it’s a magnet for the Russian bourgeoisie.
  • imran-khan-nb20

    Imran Khan

    The popular Pakistani politician and former cricket player talks about what’s next in Afghanistan, what his country can learn from China, and the fallout from the U.S. raid on Osama bin Laden.
  • kurdish-kids-turkey-OVCO01

    A Civil War Revived

    Turkey’s prime minister promised peace with the country’s Kurdish separatists. A year later, violence between the two sides is worse than ever.
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    Moscow Mon Amour

    Meet a mega-rich Pygmalion, his coarse ‘creation,’ and a romantic who battles the wrecking ball.
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    Arabia and the Single Girl

    When a young Canadian heads to Yemen, she finds effusive hospitality, an eager guide—and a marriage proposal.
  • musharraf-returns-ovco03-giglio

    Here Comes Musharraf!

    The former Pakistani president has announced his plans to return to politics, But can he win?
  • arab-autumn-co01-carter

    The Arab Autumn

    Does America have the stomach to stand up for freedom once again? By Stephen L. Carter
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    Boxer, Godfather, saint, politician ... Is there anything in the world that Manny can’t do?
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    'Zionism Has Run Its Course'

    These startling words were uttered last week in Tel Aviv by 95-year-old Ruth Dayan, widow of one of Israel's founding fathers
  • egypt-wael-ghonim-OV01-giglio

    The Martyr Who Wasn’t

    Google’s Wael Ghonim was the face of Egypt’s revolution. Now the revolution is struggling. Newsweek tracks down “El Shaheed.