Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
13 - 19 July 2000
Issue No. 490
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It all began there. In Camp David, 22 years ago, Egypt and Israel sealed their "peace of the brave"; war was no longer an option by which Arabs could regain their usurped land; the stage had been irrevocably set for the "peace process". Will it end there? Al-Ahram Weekly examines the prospects

Camp David II Riding the storm
Ehud Barak went to Camp David this week with his government surviving but in tatters. Yasser Arafat went as the head of a "united Palestinian front." Graham Usher in Jerusalem wonders how long either posture will hold

Moments of truth
Jerusalem, the return of Palestinian refugees, removal of settlements and the borders of a Palestinian state are the main sticking points at the Camp David summit

To Camp David, via Cairo
Before heading to Washington for a three-way summit with President Clinton, Yasser Arafat and Ehud Barak visited Egypt separately for consultations. Nevine Khalil follows the whirlwind talks

Camp David I Peaceful retreat

The road to Camp David II

Undivided but shared
Fall together, or fall apart? John Whitbeck examines the pivotal question of Jerusalem

Special coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict:
Egypt and Israel: 20 years on- 24 Feb. - 1 March 2000
50 years of Arab dispossession
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