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2 - 8 November 2000
Issue No. 506
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Flawed from the start
It is no longer possible to paper over the cracks of the Oslo peace process, writes Ibrahim Nafie
American Zionism (3)
In a continuing series of reflections on Zionism in America, Edward Said finds tragedies enfolded within tragedies
A dangerous vacuum
All efforts should now be channelled into nurturing the fragile seeds of Arab solidarity, writes Mohamed Sid-Ahmed
Close up
By Salama Ahmed Salama
Media wars
If the resolutions issued by the Arab summit managed to rally Arab leaders around a unified position, they nonetheless gave rise to a media war on a number of separate fronts. --read on--
By Hani Shukrallah
Neither submission nor death
It's already been a month since Ariel Sharon, with a little help from Barak, triggered the process that would end the 25-year-long peace process in less than a fortnight. --read on--
A lesson in humanity

When five to nine Palestinians, "on average," including many children under 12, are shot brutally by Israeli occupation troops every day -- when so many tragedies are treated as mundane items on hourly news bulletins -- the idea of universal human rights loses all credibility. --read on--

Naguib Mahfouz
Part of us
The link between Egypt and Palestine is beyond friendship; and, unlike friendship, it is not the kind of link that flourishes at one time only to fade at another. --read on--

This week:
Ralph Nader

Summer cloud
By Magdi Mehanna

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