Al-Ahram Weekly Online   5 - 11 November 2009
Issue No. 971
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

'Nuke Gaza' is next
When it comes to Israel the buck stops in Washington, having enabled and continued to support its worst excesses, writes Jeff Gates
Pakistan's terrorist surge
Cutting off the money supply to terrorists and diversifying economic and military aid are key to winning the battle for Pakistan, writes Tariq Osman Hyder
Dissenting brothers
The Muslim Brotherhood's very public leadership spat betrays major structural weaknesses, writes Khalil El-Anani
Arab human development crisis
While the information revolution is proceeding elsewhere apace, the Arab world is falling behind, held back by government failure, writes Ramzy Baroud
Israel is unlikely to yield
Despite indications that Obama is gearing up for another round of confrontation with Netanyahu, Israel appears in no mood to take orders, writes George Hishmeh
Policy, not personalities
The obsession with the NDP's presidential candidate serves to obscure vastly more important issues, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Zionism: an anti-Semite's dream
Is Western support for Israel not simply cover for deep-running anti-Semitism that prefers to keep Jews at arm's length in the Middle East, asks John Whitbeck
We need more Erdogans
Arab and Muslim leaders should emulate Turkey's prime minister if they want to ensure Israel doesn't get away with murder again, writes Aijaz Zaka Syed

Fantastic failure

Close up:
Who's to blame?
By Salama A Salama

Unveiled conservatism
By Hafez Abu Seada

This week:
Mustafa Mahmoud

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