Al-Ahram Weekly Online   7 - 13 August 2008
Issue No. 909
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Towards judicial order
International justice, the key to world order, can only be attained by reform of existing institutions -- principally the UN Security Council, writes Hassan Nafaa
Record in focus
George W Bush's term will come to an end soon. Catastrophic as it has been, the world is lucky it wasn't worse, writes Mohamed Hakki
Message to the Democrats
Restoring hope through a return to reasoned policy, tolerance and the rule of law is America's mission under its next president, writes James Zogby
United by misery
While much attention is paid to inter-Palestinian strife, the Israeli occupation is ultimately responsible, writes Ramzy Baroud
Rich men frustrated
The collapse of the Doha trade round is good for the world's poor, writes Ayman El-Amir
In focus: Turkey and democracy
Newly vindicated, Turkey's ruling party remains an important model of democratic Islamist politics, writes Galal Nassar
Development challenges
Education is key to the health and well being of the nation, writes Sayed Attia

All slaves unite

Close up:
Karadzic and Al-Bashir
By Salama A Salama

Helen of Egypt
By Azza Heikal

This week:
Nelson Mandela

Cartoon by Gomaa

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