Hate Thy Neighbor (Cover Story)

Understanding the new and lethal logic of violence in the Middle East—and what the world can do to find peace


A Recurring Nightmare

India's commercial capital gets back to business after a string of train bombings, but the attacks are a bloody reminder of the tensions that haunt the nation

Back On Track

Suketu Mehta on Bombay's remarkable resilience—and the government's failure to address its woes

The Worst of Friends

Kim Jong Il's regime is testing the patience of China, its chief benefactor and ally


Style Watch (TIME Global Adviser)

The Rattan Revolution

All Talk (Diversions)

Hear top design industry players speak out at Pecha Kucha Nights


Coming to America (Notebook)

Nanjing Auto's MG roadster brings an old name to a new market

Letters (Notebook)

Mandarin, the New Lingua Franca