The Trial of Benedict XVI

The Pope can cite theology and tradition in defense of the church, but with many Catholics wanting a very modern kind of accounting for the sex-abuse scandal, words and ritual may no longer be enough


That Sinking Feeling

If war is not a real option, there is little South Korea can do to contain Kim Jong Il's lunacy



Raising a Red Flag

Even as Bangkok returns to normal, Thailand's antigovernment Red Shirt protesters vow from their stronghold in the country's northeast to fight on

The Right Might

What the crack police unit leading Indonesia's fight against militancy can teach the world about counterterrorism