Al-Ahram Weekly Online
21 - 27 March 2002
Issue No.578
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'Killing with ease'
The US peace mission to Israel has not stopped Israel's slaughter of Palestinians. Khaled Amayreh reports from Jerusalem

Political mercenaries
The appointment of a new hard-line chief-of-staff for the Israeli army is likely to mean more of the same, writes Jonathan Cook from Jerusalem

'Something to build on'
The UN Security Council has adopted a historic resolution -- put forward by none other than Washington -- in which it referred for the first time to a Palestinian state existing alongside Israel. Thomas Gorguissian reports from Washington

A spectacular miscarriage
The integrity of the Lockerbie trial is under question following the denial of Abdel-Basset Al-Megrahi's appeal against his life sentence. Judit Neurink reports from Camp Zeist

Rehabilitating Libya
Now that the Lockerbie case is over, Libya and its former Western adversaries, the US and Britain, are expected to launch talks on how to close that chapter, reports Anayat Durrani from Washington

Leaning on Khartoum
Washington's bid to bridge the gnawing gulf between the Sudanese government and armed opposition forces appears to be bearing questionable fruit, writes Gamal Nkrumah

Briefs
A strike for free speech
Tragedy sparks debate
Bouteflika besieged


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