COVER

Inside the Kingdom (Cover Story)

Can Saudi Arabia saw off the roots of terrorism before it's too late? TIME looks inside the kingdom

ASIA

Living On the Brink

With the Maoists preparing for war, Nepalis fear their country will collapse

House of Horror?

The suspects accused of the Bombay bombings include a quiet Indian couple and their 16-year-old daughter

Move On (Essay)

Mired in its grief over 9/11, the U.S. could learn from Asia

BRIEFING

For the Love of Mike (Notebook)

The Philippines' Arroyo faces down coups, insurgencies—and now her own husband

Climbdown of the Week (Notebook)

Hong Kong's chief executive backs away from controversial anti-subversion legislation

Milestones (Notebook)

Remembering Charles Bronson, top action star of the 1970s

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the Week

Letters (Notebook)

The Asian Journey Home

BUSINESS

No Trade War with China, Please

U.S. officials are asking China to revalue its currency. But the last thing Washington needs is a trade dispute with Beijing

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Striking A New Beat (Movies)

Takeshi Kitano has always done things his own way, but with his samurai film, Zatoichi, he's setting out to remake a cinematic legend

TRAVEL

Tipoff: Purple Haze

The breathtaking bloom of India's western Ghats happens only once every twelve years