Yes, it's true: Military involvement in Syria has its risks. But the costs of non-intervention are growing by the day.
How the bureau is playing fast and loose in its fight against domestic terrorism.
The Rachel Corrie verdict should be a wakeup call to America.
In the end, Norway's killer got what he wanted: official recognition that his extremist ideology doesn't make him a madman.
The wacky and not-so-wacky conspiracy theories about China's trial of the century.
The verdict is in: Bo Xilai's wife is guilty. But the Chinese government's carefully crafted story is full of holes.
Beijing's best-known dissident, architect, and creative provocateur tells Jonathan Landreth what's wrong with China's frenetic capital.
The Midnight's Children author reflects on life under fatwa, the Arab Spring, and his one-night stand with Twitter.
The government in Burma is promising to clean up its act. But the army is still recruiting child soldiers.
The Obama administration has done much to clean up the legal mess in Guantánamo. But as the ongoing trial of a top al Qaeda suspects makes clear, it has not done nearly enough.
How Burma’s pro-democracy movement betrayed its own ideals and rehabilitated the military
Even as the country around it sinks into a morass of drug-fueled crime, Mexico City has remained surprisingly safe.
Will the ICC's next decade see the court expand the stop-start gains of its first 10 years?
The Supreme Court's ruling was a step in the right direction. But spiraling health-care costs could still doom America's recovery.
The United States isn't the only country where judges aren't exactly above the political fray.
This week the world is celebrating Aung San Suu Kyi’s achievements as a pro-democracy activist. Now the question is: Can she finish the job?
9 former autocrats and bad guys that should be made to pay for their crimes.
As sectarian violence lashes Burma, the media are using their newfound freedom for destructive ends.
The Justice Department turns up the heat against a resource-rich dictatorship as the State Department helps its leader buff his image.
The CIA's Sabrina De Sousa dishes on the Bush administration officials who ordered the botched extraordinary rendition operation -- or kidnapping, if you're an Italian judge -- that made her a wanted woman.
Cairo's revolutionaries take to the streets during a chaotic weekend.
Why Cambodia’s opposition faces a steep uphill battle in its effort to oust Prime Minister Hun Sen.
The Obama administration is grossly misreading international law when it comes to targeting terrorists.
Tunisia’s new government has declared war on sleaze -- but that’s much easier said than done.