Al-Ahram Weekly Online   1 - 7 November 2007
Issue No. 869
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

An era of Amazons
Gamal Nkrumah on the remarkable rise of women in the South American political scene
A spectre haunting Africa
With the launch of the United States' new Africa Command, Ida Sawyer warns of the dangers of the growing militarisation of US-Africa relations
Fear in the village
The uprising in Swat is a microcosm of Pakistan's war against militant Islam, writes Graham Usher in Islamabad
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Over 100,000 people took to US streets 27 October in coordinated regional and local protests to demand an immediate end to the war in Iraq, just six weeks after the 15 September National March and Die-In in Washington, DC that was led by Iraq War Veterans and family members of soldiers and marines...

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