Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
2 - 8 December 1999
Issue No. 458
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

In defence of whose realm?
America hurls a politico-medical bombshell into a continent seething with ethnic tension and wracked by armed conflict. Gamal Nkrumah investigates
Scramble for Caspian oil
Last week saw the signing in Moscow of two agreements to build a natural gas pipeline from Russia to Turkey. Gareth Jenkins, in Istanbul, explores the ramifications
Palestine yes, Chechnya no
Moscow approves of the Palestinians' right to self-determination, but has stepped up its fight against Chechen separatists, writes Abdel-Malek Khalil from Moscow
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