Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
3 - 9 August 2000
Issue No. 493
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Clinton's ugly threats
Ibrahim Nafie assesses the frightening implications of Washington's emotive response to the collapse of Camp David
One more chance
If Arafat wishes to avoid the dismal logical end to the Oslo peace process which he barely escaped at Camp David, he must summon the resources of his people, writes Edward Said in support of the task
Building on Camp David
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed argues that the pope's proposal to internationalise Jerusalem could be the key factor for the resumption of the peace process on the Palestinian track
Jerusalem: an unfolding drama
The seemingly intractable question of Jerusalem is much simpler than meets the eye. John Whitbeck sees light at the end of the tunnel
Close up
By Salama Ahmed Salama
Rogues with a cause

American foreign policy has always forged expressions -- introducing adjectives and adjuncts into the discourse of international and diplomatic dealings -- to justify adding its rivals to the list of "hostile states." --read on--
Israel's invisible refugees

US President Bill Clinton's references, in an interview with Israeli television, to moving the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, was not the only surprising revelation by the leader of the country that is supposed to be playing honest broker in the talks between Israel and the Palestinians. --read on--

Naguib Mahfouz
Not against the Arabs
I never said I was against the Arabs or Arab identity. It is simply that somebody asked me, "Why did you not image the Arab World in your novels?" --read on--

Remember the basics
By Farouq Qaddoumi

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