Is the Army Stretched Too Thin? (Cover Story)

U.S. forces proved quite sufficient to conquer Afganistan and Iraq, but they may be too small to keep the peace once the tyrants are gone


Hambali's Heir Apparent

Jemaah Islamiah's alleged mastermind is in custody, but a ruthless successor is already in place


South Korea peers ahead warily at the challenges of reunification


Hey, Big Spenders (Global Business)

India's young are becoming world-class consumers, and multinationals are taking note


Street Survivors (Movies)

Royston Tan's intense, graphic film 15 explores teenage life on the dark side of the Lion City


Hanshin's Paper Tigers (Essay)

Osaka's baseball team will likely collapse down the stretch. It's a summer tradition


Rational Exuberance? (Notebook | Economy)

After a difficult first half, Asia's economies are looking up

The Jihad Strikes Back (Notebook | Afghanistan)

The U.S. might consider the war in Afghanistan over, but the Taliban has a different idea

I'll See You in Court (Notebook | South Korea)

South Korea's president is fuming over media allegations of financial and legal impropriety

Worm and Cozy (Notebook | Technology)

The Sobig virus brings the Internet to a standstill and points to a more disturbing trend in hacking

Milestones (Notebook)

Bomb blast claims senior diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the Week

Letters (Notebook)

Woe For China's Women