COVER

After the Horror (Asia)

The Mumbai attacks have ignited grief and anger, revealed the city's streng ths and its weaknesses and sparked calls for a change in India's very character

Opportunity in Crisis (Commentary)

The atrocity in Mumbai gives India and Pakistan a chance to talk peace, not wage war

UNITED STATES

Obama's New World Order

Obama's national-security team has talent, experienceŚand a tendency to disagree on major policy issues. Can it work? Keep an eye on the 6-ft. 5-in. general

Is This Detroit's Last Winter? (Economy / Autos)

After 30 years of poor cars and worse management, the Big Three want Uncle Sam's help. Does that make sense?

GLOBAL BUSINESS

Boiling Point (Energy)

Iceland is betting on geothermal energy to power its future. Can it turn poorer parts of the world onto steam as well?

Banking Green (Avoided Deforestation)

Paying countries to keep their forests standing may be one of the best ways to ease global warming

Cementing the Future (Building Materials)

Architects are using stylish high-tech concrete to create beautiful — and greener — buildings

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Clintessence (Movies)

In Gran Torino, Clint Eastwood brings his iconic character full circle

LETTERS