Al-Ahram Weekly Online
3 - 9 January 2002
Issue No.567
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Seeking havoc
Israeli pressure on the Bush administration to launch an attack on Iraq must be ignored, writes Ibrahim Nafie

Torment and transformation
The writing was already on the wall last year: the turmoil that marks the end of 2001 is extraordinary in scale, but not in essence, argues Gamil Mattar

Terrorism and communism
President Mubarak's impending visit to Beijing prompts Mohamed Sid-Ahmed to ask whether China has something to teach us

Out of the ashes
Abdel-Jawad Saleh seeks out the phoenix of hope in a blasted landscape

A festering sore

Close up
Media assaults
By Salama Ahmed Salama

Godfather of dictators
By Salah Eissa

Naguib Mahfouz
An evil year

Cartoon by Gomaa

This week:
Adolfo Rodriguez Saa

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