Al-Ahram Weekly Online   3 - 9 March 2011
Issue No. 1037
Opinion
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Carrying through the revolution
The revolutionary upheavals in the Middle East must not be for naught, demands Mohamed El-Moktar
Arabs challenge Israeli propagand
The democratic revolutions sweeping North Africa have put paid to Tel Aviv's elaborate web of lies about the Arabs, writes Ramzy Baroud
Last dictator standing
The popular revolts sweeping the Middle East are not just directed against despots like Gaddafi, but also against those who have propped them up, writes Aijaz Zaka Syed
The revolution and foreign policy
Amid Egypt's revolutionary fervour, key questions of national security must be addressed, and some urgently, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Ethnic politics in America
The strength of the United States is its diversity, as the Democratic Party knows and practises, writes James Zogby
Egypt's fifth president
Given the grievances and aspirations of Egyptians who have taken to the streets and the challenges the country faces, what qualities should Egypt's fifth president possess, asks Ezzedine Choukri Fishere
Good-bye despotism
Similar popular uprisings, same brutal reaction by ruling regimes, same result: the end of despotic regimes is neigh across the Arab world, writes Khalil El-Anani
Lessons from the Egyptian revolution
A new and promising age has arisen in the Arab world, but it is fragile and must be protected from Zionist and imperialist schemes that would abort or blunt it, writes Mustafa Barghouti

Editorial:
Oasis of democracy?

Close up:
Revolution one month on
By Salama A Salama

Cartoon by Gomaa

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