Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
11 - 17 May 2000
Issue No. 481
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Ending the evasion
What exactly are Israel's intentions? Ibrahim Nafie examines the reality of Israel actions, not the rhetoric
Taming the trigger-happy
Fawzi Hammad follows the review process of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
Post-third way experimentation
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed argues that with neither socialism nor capitalism satisfactorily applied, experiments offering alternative models should be welcomed
Both sides of the tightrope
Egypt's best option is to navigate a steady course as the US presidential elections approach, writes Ahmed Maher
Blood among nations
Salem Nahhas foresees no future in fragmentation
Close up
By Salama Ahmed Salama
Reign of darkness

The worm currently eating away at the very core of Islam-c societies, obstructing their development, distorting their image and draining their en-rgy in futile battles is the so-called Abu Sayyaf phe-omenon. --read on--
Waiting and seeing

President Hosni Mubarak's long-awaited summit with Hafez Al-Assad came at a critical time. --read on--

Naguib Mahfouz
Time and the reaper
I have been plunged in grief recently, due to the death of my older brother's son. He was a retired major-general, over seventy, but I still remember how I used to car-y him on my shoulder when he was a small child. --read on--

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By Mohamed Sobeih
More of a say
Geographically, Egypt was the heart of the ancient world. --read on--

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