Al-Ahram Weekly Online
13 - 19 December 2001
Issue No.564
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Unity above all
Israel's attempts to create a power vacuum in Palestine must be defeated, writes Ibrahim Nafie

Getting rid of Arafat
Mohamed Hakki has a better idea

Iraq... or Palestine?
With an agreement reached on an intermediary governing authority in Afghanistan, Mohamed Sid-Ahmed asks what will be the next target in America's anti-terrorist drive

A few bare facts
George Giacaman reckons with reality

The word itself is dangerous
Let's just agree on a definition, writes John Whitbeck

Human, all too human
As Israel escalates its attacks on the Palestinians, the latter have answered with the most devastating weapon in their arsenal: suicide bombers. But are they aiming true? Medhat El-Zahed weighs the options

Rituals of immolation
Bahiyeddin Hassan argues that human rights are the principal victims of the war on terror

Editorial:
To each his dead

Reflections
Passion, torn to tatters
By Hani Shukrallah

Close up
America's guinea pigs
By Salama Ahmed Salama

Soapbox:
Free-market feelings
By Ibrahim El-Issawi

Naguib Mahfouz
Birthday, feast


This week:
Hamid Karazai
Cartoon by Gomaa

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