Reform must have clearly defined goals, writes Ibrahim Nafie
A short history of apartheid
Land is at the heart of the drama unfolding in Palestine. But it is not the only thing, argues Azmi Beshara
Messengers of mass deception
Examining the mixed reaction of Arab public opinion to Saddam's capture Johnny Sarraf wonders what happened to the WMDs
Two decades on
Mohamed Hakki finds reasons to be cheerful in a new book outlining the potentials, as well as the pitfalls, of globalisation
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed argues that globalisation need not in all circumstances go against democracy
The real road to peace
John V Whitbeck finds much to applaud in the Geneva Accord signed by Yossi Beilin and Yasser Abed Rabbu a little over a month ago
The meeting between President Mubarak and President Khatami in Geneva last month marked a significant step in the rapprochement between Egypt and Iran...
By Hani Shukrallah
More important than the veil and its legality in France, for us at least, is the question of our own People's Assembly and its legitimacy...
By Salama A Salama
Success in disaster
The new year opened with a tragic plane crash in Sharm El-Sheikh...
Fadia El-Ghazali Harb
In 2003 we saw the invasion of Iraq, the worsening of conditions in Palestine and Washington's increasingly arbitrary use of power...
By Naguib Mahfouz