Al-Ahram Weekly Online   6 - 12 April 2006
Issue No. 789
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

What have we come to?
When party chairmen take up arms enough is enough, writes Ibrahim Nafie
Comatose in Khartoum
Arab summits habitually reveal the Arab condition. That held in Khartoum is symptomatic of just how lethargic our leaders have become, writes Hassan Nafaa
In Focus: Democracy revisited
Washington's propensity for policy U-turns, particularly when it comes to democratisation, leaves Galal Nassar flabbergasted
The empire's last warrior
The Bush administration, writes Ayman El-Amir, has replaced politics with PR

Cartoon by Gomaa

Destructive chaos

Close up:
A vicious tenacity
By Salama A Salama

Citizens of the church
By Sameh Fawzy

Dialogues of Naguib Mahfouz:
Only the truth
By Naguib Mahfouz

This week:
Ehud Olmert

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