COVER

Inside the Interrogation of Detainee 063 (Cover Story)

Exclusive: To get the "20th hijacker" to talk, the U.S. used a wide range of tactics. A secret log reveals the first documented view of how Gitmo really works

ASIA

Saving the Whalers

A long-standing ban on whaling may be about to end. But do the Japanese really need more whale meat on their dinner plates?

The North's Bitter Harvest

As the nuclear crisis drags on, Kim Jong Il's regime appears to be on the brink of a potentially devastating famine

AUSTRALIA OBSERVED

Fair-Weather Friends? (Essay)

A Chinese diplomat's asylum claim puts a "special relationship" to the test

SPORTS

Legend of Lordís (Sport)

In Test cricket's most anticipated series in years, Australia will turn to its grandmaster of fast bowling to subdue a resurgent England