The Fox In the Henhouse

Rupert Murdoch is a 21st century media mogul. So why does he want to buy the Wall Street Journal? Inside his quest for the paper and posterity


Inside a Boutique Political Party (Postcard from Tokyo)

Communism may have lost its ideological legitimacy in most of the world, but Marxist thought is alive and well in Japan

Prodding Pyongyang

The U.S. and North Korea are talking again, but will Pyongyang keep its promise to abandon nuclear weapons?


Indonesia's Guitar Warrior

An Indonesian idol is fighting the rise of radical Islam with music—but rock and religion may not mix



Operation Last Chance

David Petraeus believes his strategy for Iraq is starting to make progress. But convincing Washington is another story. On the battlefield with America's top soldier



Social Assistance (TIME Traveler)

Need advice or accommodation? Tap into the wide world of travelers on the Web

Chicken Run (Check In)

Looking for the best chicken rice in Malaysia? Kuala Lumpur's Traders Hotel will fly you there

A Stitch in Time (Style Watch)

A Taiwan-based designer travels China to discover and preserve its traditional silks

Verticale Ascent (Amuse Bouche)

Didier Corlou's elegant new French-Vietnamese restaurant is the hottest table in Hanoi