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The Economics of Extinction
How long before Africa’s rhinos and elephants are wiped out in the wild?
The Many Manilas
Miguel Syjuco reflects on the tangled capital of the Philippines.
The Cost of the Uprisings in the Middle East
Two years later, disillusionment has replaced hope in the Middle East.
India’s Princeling Rahul Gandhi Promises Change
A ‘part-time politician’ promises change. Is he for real?
France to the Rescue
In Newsweek, Bernard-Henri Lévy on the good news from the French intervention against the Malian Taliban.
Breathless in Beijing
Car ownership is out of control. So is pollution.
Kibbutzniks? Enough Already
The dramatic implications of their political demise in Israel.
Leading the Way
Indignant cleric marches on Islamabad. Thousands follow.
Paul Kagame, War Criminal?
Why the celebrated Rwandan president really deserves an indictment.
A History Written in Blood
The Monster Metropolis
William Dalrymple, the acclaimed history and travel author, writes about the messy megacity that he calls home.
Youth in Revolt
Why protests in India and Pakistan herald a trend.
Spy vs. Spy
The coolest gadgets, the stealthiest agents, and more country-by-country comparisons from the world of espionage.
A war of words between their president and their biggest screen idol has mesmerized Argentines.
China’s Labor Pains
Will China ever reform its prison camps?
A horrific rape is, sadly, unlikely to end the everyday outrages against women.
The man who provoked Russia’s American-adoption ban.
Stories to Watch in 2013
From India to Lebanon to Hollywood, our writers and editors name the stories you’re likely to be hearing about this year.
Afghanistan’s first female rapper refuses to be silenced. By Sami Yousafzai and Ron Moreau
The Ballroom Dancer and the KGB
In 2006, a Russian exile and former spy was poisoned to death in London. His dogged widow blames Vladimir Putin—and is suing for justice.
The End of Putinomics
A dozen years of prosperity and stability have kept Russia’s leader wildly popular. Now his whole world is about to collapse.
You Say 2012 Was Bad?
More trouble than ever is brewing, not only in Afghanistan but across the border in Pakistan too. Even the Taliban are worried.
China’s Great Dream
Beijing’s new communist party boss, Xi Jinping is inspiring his countrymen with talk of a Chinese renaissance.
Uncertainty Over the Horizon
Can the Euro Zone hold itself together—and keep Britain happy enough to stay?
The Brazilian Decade
From the catwalk to the campaign trail, this stylish, self-confident nation of 197 million will shape Latin America in 2013 and beyond.
Apocalypse Not Quite Yet
The Middle East and North Africa are teetering on the brink.
Life on the Front Lines
After decades in the trenches, a Newsweek correspondent reflects on the perils of war. By Christopher Dickey
Muslim Brothers Face Off With the Liberal Street
Can a former diplomat take down Egypt’s president?
Brazil’s Bravest Blogger
A teenager exposes Brazil’s crumbling schools.