Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
17 - 23 June 1999
Issue No. 434
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Indonesians exercised people's power and toppled a quasi-military dictatorship that had ruled the country for four decades. Al-Ahram Weekly correspondents analyse the situation and consider future scenarios

Indonesia in transition
Democratisation or Balkanisation -- is Indonesia about to disintegrate, asks Emad Erian from Jakarta

Democratisation with a martial harness
Political reforms and the first free elections in 44 years may lead to a change of government in Indonesia, but will they also signify a change in who rules the country, asks Faiza Rady

Front runner blues
Both Gore and Bush are suffering from having been designated early leaders in campaigns that have as yet hardly begun, writes James Zogby in Washington

The Pristina precedent
Yesterday Haiti, today Kosovo -- tomorrow Tibet? Where are the Americans going to strike next, asks Gamal Nkrumah

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