Al-Ahram Weekly Online   3 - 9 January 2008
Issue No. 878
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

2007: Pakistan's year of state failure
It used to be said Pakistan could not exist without the army -- it may not be able to exist with it, writes Graham Usher in Islamabad
Father of the nation
ON THE 60TH anniversary of the assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, India's most illustrious son and fondly called by his people the "Father of the Nation"...
Quintessentially Kenyan
Last Thursday's presidential election results raise concerns that Kenya's politics will be increasingly unstable in 2008, writes Gamal Nkrumah
The Mayor's birds of prey
Charlie Hill is the Republican presidential candidate Rudolf W Giuliani's chief foreign policy adviser, and the head of an advisory team the New York Times calls "the hawks". Some of the names in this group give the impression that the neo-conservatives are back, marketing themselves under a new brand. Hill was interviewed by Ezzat Ibrahim

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