Staring Down the Russians

Zbigniew Brzezinski says the West must show Moscow it won't tolerate any attempt to reassert control over Georgia

The Bear is Back on the Prowl

The U.S. warned its ally not to fall into a Russian trap. When the fighting started, Georgia didn't have a chance

Russia's Will to Power

War with Georgia is just the latest sign of Russia's drive to reclaim its former greatness


Mohammed-Baqer Qalibaf: The Man to See

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is likely to be challenged in elections next year. Tehran's mayor — a modern conservative — is the candidate to watch


Immigrant Punk: Eugene Hutz

Ukrainian singer-actor-nomad Eugene Hutz hits it big with the riotous band Gogol Bordello. But he wants more


The Burden of Inflation

As the price of food and fuel soars, the divide between rich and poor in India is widening


The French Correction (Amuse Bouche)

Londoners craving elegant Gallic fare no longer have a long journey in front of them, thanks to a new generation of restaurants in the British capital

Fish are Jumpin' (The Great Outdoors)

It's that time of year when anglers in the know venture into the Indian Himalayas' monsoon-fed rivers

Family Jewel (Check In)

Colombo's newest hip hotel is redolent with the history of a polictical dynasty