Al-Ahram Weekly Online   25 - 31 August 2011
Issue No. 1062
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

The black threat to the revolution
Extremist Islam is rearing its head, seeking to create Kabul in Cairo, and to impose a vision on the people's revolution, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Support Syria's people
The Arab League should suspend Syria forthwith, throwing its weight behind the struggle of the Syrian people for freedom and democracy, writes James Zogby
The US's defective crystal ball
Amin Shalabi looks at the assumptions on which US scholars are basing their readings of developments in the Arab region
Israel's 'nice little war'
Israel is resorting to familiar and desperate means to try to hang on to its policy of dividing Arabs and brutalising the Palestinians, writes Ramzy Baroud

Not so friendly fire

Close up:
Sinai doldrums
By Salama A Salama

A rainbow of originality
By Azza Heikal

Cartoon by Gomaa

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