Al-Ahram Weekly Online   9 - 15 October 2008
Issue No. 917
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Mortgaged futures
As volatile markets continue to swing like a pendulum Hassan Nafaa ponders the implications of the global financial meltdown
In Focus: Re-branding globalisation
As financial markets continue their roller-coaster ride it is US hegemony that is being left behind, writes Galal Nassar
We will not follow illusions
Speaking before the UN General Assembly, Amr Moussa delivers an ultimatum to the international community on Palestine
Courting Nasrallah
Cairo's overtures to Hizbullah are about shoring up Lebanon's now fragile Sunni community, writes Ammar Ali Hassan
Zero-sum thinking still
In the second of a four-part review of what comes after Bush, Azmi Bishara laments that the trope of "good versus evil" in US political culture will prevail for some time to come
Mea culpa
It is too easy to demonise the West, writes Amr Hamzawi
Honeymoon over
No longer will Russia be directed by the West, writes El-Sayed Amin Shalabi
No easy ride
Locked between US plans in the Arab region and Afghanistan, Pakistan appears both a target and a victim of the war on terror, writes Abdallah El-Ashaal

Back to the state

Close up:
Tragic ending
By Salama A Salama

Reviving Nasser
By Mahmoud Murad

This week:
Anwar El-Sadat and Hosni Mubarak

Cartoon by Gomaa

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