Setting the compass
The NDP must blaze a new trail in policy, and its implementation, writes Ibrahim Nafie
There are powerfully vested interests in maintaining the instability that prevails in Iraq, argues Ahmed Abdel-Halim
An ecological peace alternative?
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed argues that water scarcity, now a liability for the Arabs, need not be so, provided they play their cards wisely
There is no escaping Israelis' collective responsibility for the atrocities committed by their armed forces and armed settlers against the Palestinians, writes Jonathan Cook in this second reply to Ran HaCohen
Unknowing what is known
Miriam Reik and Fouzi Slisli plug into the Cook/HaCohen debate
If the US is so sure that Al-Qa'eda mounted the 11 September attacks, why has no one so far been indicted? asks Diaa Rashwan
On how to make enemies
Are the new enemies of the US of its own making, asks Mohamed Hakki
Crafting the intellect
Integrity and professionalism, in life as in work: Mona Makram Ebeid tribute to Mohamed Hassanein Heikal
Summit of failure
Israel has threatened to kill Arafat. It is a sign of despair, writes Hassan Abu Taleb
Next Sunday in Detroit Arab League Secretary- General Amr Moussa and US Secretary of State Colin Powell will open the first US-Arab Economic Forum...
A necessary evil
While questions begin to be raised among the American public regarding the administration's policies towards Iraq, Israel, its dealing with European allies and the type of democracy the US has stated it wants to see in the Middle East...
By Salama A Salama
Aspects of legitimacy
Governments, rich and poor, face an increasingly stressful international situation. Continually changing points of reference have created a crisis of legitimacy, both internationally and domestically...
By El-Sayed Elewa
The American position
I was astonished by the US using its veto to impede international opposition to Israel's threat to deport Yasser Arafat...
By Naguib Mahfouz