Al-Ahram Weekly Online   23 - 29 April 2009
Issue No. 944
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Caught in two minds
The Muslim Brotherhood's reaction to the Hizbullah controversy reveals that until now the movement is split in its strategic outlook between two opposing political directions, writes Amr Hamzawi
Setback in Iraq
The sectarian nightmare the US occupation created in Iraq will haunt the country for years, writes Ayman El-Amir
Peace comes with strength
Rather than argue the fate of the Arab peace initiative, the Arab order should focus on building its capacities, writes Abdallah El-Ashaal
Reality below the surface
The revelation of a Hizbullah cell in Egypt is just the tip of the iceberg of far deeper regional problems, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Sour grapes poisoning the well
US Republicans appear unable to accept that they squarely lost the right to dictate US politics, writes James Zogby

Right words, deaf ears

Close up:
Hizbullah's debacle
By Salama A Salama

Courting Iran
By Gamal Salama

This week:
George Mitchell

Cartoon by Gomaa

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