Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
16 - 22 December 1999
Issue No. 460
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

A house in order
Arab unity is our most powerful negotiating tool, writes Ibrahim Nafie
Global trade and global government
What happens after the fiasco in Seattle? Roger Owen considers the options
Making peace at home
How will changes in Iran affect the regional configuration of power? Hassan Nafaa considers the possibilities
2000: the year of a settlement?
With Syria's surprise decision to embark on high level talks with Israel, Mohamed Sid-Ahmed asks whether an overall settlement is on the cards in the year 2000
Close up
By Salama Ahmed Salama
A question of identity
Most political analysts consider the fall of the Berlin Wall (marking the collapse of the bipolar system) and the Gulf War the two most outstanding events of the end of the 20th century. --read on--
Bonds between brothers

Naguib Mahfouz
Ready for the crossing
We continue to speak of the 21st century as a far-off land, which we must traverse aeons to reach -- yet it is upon us. --read on--

A very happy Ramadan

Mohamed El-Sayed Said

This week:
Ahmed Zuweil



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