Thailand is the sunset capital of the world, in my opinion. This photo is from our most recent trip to Phuket and the surrounding southern region.
INTERVENTION: "Friends of Syria" met in Tunis to put pressure on Pres. Bashar al-Assad's forces to stop the ongoing crackdown, which has continued for nearly a year.
HEAVYWEIGHT: UN Sec-Gen Ban Ki-moon will ask his predecessor Kofi Annan to serve as UN envoy to Syria.
NEGOTIATIONS: North Korea and the US have finally resumed official nuclear talks since Kim Jong-un came to power.
DANBI: How South Korea's peacekeeping mission in Haiti signals a new era of global soft power leadership for Korean society.
AL-SHABAB: World leaders pledge help to Somalia's piracy and terrorism.
PRODUCTIVITY: Guess which country is the new "Asian Tiger."
STARSTRUCK: How Hollywood continues to dominate over the film cultures and industries of its global neighbors.
INFILTRATE: How Western companies are "becoming Korean" in order to enter -- and remain -- in the South Korean market.
1 BY 1: The Maryland Senate has passed a measure that would legalize same-sex unions, joining DC and seven other US states.