Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
9 - 15 September 1999
Issue No. 446
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

East Timor: history of betrayal
After decades of oppression the East Timorese refuse to be cowed by terror and intimidation. Scott Burchill examines the shameful history of the West's dealings with a people determined to control their own destiny
Marriage of convenience
It may not yet be an Asian tiger economy, but as Mohamed Khaled writes from Vietnam, the cub is baring its teeth
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