Al-Ahram Weekly Online   17 - 23 July 2008
Issue No. 906
Opinion
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Interfaith rapprochement
Before engaging Iran in dialogue, Arab governments and the Sunnis should review their placatory thinking on authority and resistance, writes Abdallah El-Ashaal
The Islamist conundrum
While state repression naturally leads to the hardening of Islamist groups, this hardening calls into question the extent to which these groups can serve the wider public good, writes Amr Hamzawy
Arab order options in Iraq
The US and its Iraqi clients are to sign a long-term security agreement, rejected by the Iraqi people. The Arabs must take a position and act, writes Sameh Rashed
Teachers in disgrace
Egypt's exam fraud scandal is indication of deeper problems below the surface, writes Amin Howeidi
Opinions matter
When policies are imposed against the will of the majority affected, disaster and conflict are assured, writes James Zogby

Editorial:
Mare Nostrum

Close up:
Divided we stand
By Salama A Salama

Soapbox:
Bush mulls Iran
By El-Sayed Eleiwa


This week:
Nicolas Sarkozy

Cartoon by Gomaa

© Copyright Al-Ahram Weekly. All rights reserved

Issue 906 Front Page
Front Page | Egypt | Region | Economy | International | Opinion | Press review | Reader's corner | Culture | Features | Heritage | Living | Sports | Cartoons | People | Listings | BOOKS | TRAVEL
Current issue | Previous issue | Site map