TIME’s Bobby Ghosh and Yuri Kozyrev embedded with a Yemeni unit in early July as it patrolled territory only recently reclaimed from al-Qaeda and its proxies.
Among today’s picks: the Syrian situation, Burma and Thailand play good neighbors and inside Argentina’s soccer hooligan culture.
After marksmen aboard an American naval vessel shot and killed an Indian fisherman in the Persian Gulf, Indian officials and media are demanding a proper investigation
The site where over 100 Yemeni soldiers were killed by a suicide bomber is now home to a lurid, stirring memorial. But not all Yemenis think it’s appropriate
Tawakul Karman won the Nobel Peace Prize last year for her tireless activism on Yemen’s streets. Now that her country’s dictator has stepped down, why is she still protesting?
Today’s global picks: another Syrian defection, the U.S. wades into the South China Sea and the decline of the Tetra Pak dynasty.
Today’s required reading: an interview with the Taliban, reporting from flood-hit Russia and go “inside Syria.”
The airing of leaked police recordings of Toulouse al-Qaeda adept Mohammed Merah sparks condemnation in France—and new legal inquiries into his March killing spree that critics claim took place because of serious intelligence failures.
There are only a few of them left — deserters and MIAs of the huge Soviet Red Army divisions sent in to control Afghanistan. But they still remember how it all ended — and worry that the American war will end the same way
It will be almost five months before Enrique Peña Nieto is sworn in as Mexico’s new President. But will it be enough time for him to figure out what to do with the country’s dire economic and security problems?