Al-Ahram Weekly Online   14 - 20 August 2003
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Picking up the pieces
The bombing of the J W Marriot in Jakarta last week was a painful reminder that Southeast Asia is living in a post-Bali world of security jitters, writes Nyier Abdou

The governator
Action hero Arnold Schwarzenegger is the frontrunner in the prospective, upcoming California gubernatorial race, writes Anayat Durrani from Los Angeles

A queer conundrum
The debate over whether openly homosexual clergy could aspire to the bishopric threatens to rip the Anglican church apart, writes Alistair Alexander from London

Leaving Liberia in limbo
With ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor's departure from the country into Nigerian exile, the prospects for peace appear to be better. But only if international peace-keepers move in, writes Gamal Nkrumah

Dragged through Swiss courts, former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is brought to account for corruption, writes Iffat Idris from Islamabad

Nuclear threat of global warming
With record temperatures continuing over much of Europe, concerns grew in France last week over the safety of the country's nuclear power stations, as well as the effects of the heat on agriculture and infrastructure, writes David Tresilian from Paris

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