Christopher Hitchens Articles in Newsweek Magazine

From presidents to religion to foreign policy, see some of Hitchens’ best work for Newsweek.

Bring the Pope to JusticeNewsweek May 3, 2010Christopher Hitchens argues that the pope should not be above the law and must be questioned in the Catholic Church's child-rape scandal.

Fool’s GoldNewsweek February 15, 2010Just in time for the 2010 Winter Olympics, Hitchens gives several examples of how the long-running world athletic competition brings out the worst sides of human nature.

Palin’s Base AppealNewsweek November 23, 2009Hitchens wonders if Sarah Palin actually wants to go to Washington to represent her Tea Party supporters and questions whether her political success would make her base seem any less fringe.

Underqualified for the OverratedNewsweek October 19, 2009On why President Obama did not deserve to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

What Was Bill Thinking?Newsweek October 5, 2009Hitchens dissects journalist Taylor Branch’s book on Bill Clinton.

The Texas-Sized Debate Over Teaching EvolutionNewsweek April 6, 2009The writer weighs in on the debate over Darwin’s place in the classroom.

The Pope’s Denial ProblemNewsweek February 9, 2009Hitchens on Pope Benedict XVI’s move toward the far-right fringe.

The Man Who Made Us WholeNewsweek January 19, 2009A look at how we remember Abraham Lincoln.

A War Worth FightingNewsweek June 23, 2008On why World War II was a necessary.

Dogmatic DoubterNewsweek September 10, 2007Hitchens takes on Mother Teresa.

Why North Korea is Number OneNewsweek July 9, 2001On why the Democratic People’s Republic is the worst country in the world.