Al-Ahram Weekly Online   26 August - 1 September 2004
Issue No. 705
International
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Make it count
Once bitten, twice shy is a common response among Arab-Americans who sided with Bush in the last US presidential elections. Yet the "lesser of two evils" may not be good enough this time around, writes Naseer Aruri
Four more years on whose plantation?
Will the African-American vote be lost or stolen again in the 2004 presidential elections as it was in 2000? Ray Winbush outlines the main issues at stake among America's blacks
Physicians in the dock
A recent report charges US Army medical personnel with torturing detainees, writes Anayat Durrani
Physicians in the dock
A recent report charges US Army medical personnel with torturing detainees, writes Anayat Durrani
Abuse of history
Once again the Great Lakes region is hurled into the uncertainty of political turmoil as Africa searches for African solutions to African problems, writes Gamal Nkrumah
Fifty-seven years young
Pakistan has come a long way since it was founded, but it has further to go before it lives up to the ideals for which it was born, writes Iffat Idris
Warlords, opium and the poll
Ferocious fighting between factions erupts as elections near in Afghanistan, reports Peter Willems from Kabul

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