Al-Ahram Weekly Online   24 - 30 June 2010
Issue No. 1004
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Three fallacies on the flotilla
Yet again, Arab media diverted attention from the real issues at the heart of Israel's belligerence, writes Amr Hamzawy
Project for pitiless centuries
The siege on Gaza is the mirror image of the absurd and murderous sanctions that hunted down the people of Iraq, writes Felicity Arbuthnot
Tribute to the people of Gaza
Hope amid adversity is the light shining from the hearts of the people of Gaza, writes Mairead Maguire with Mohab El-Shorbagi
Obama's two crises
While Obama is faring well close to home, the legacy wars of the Bush era remain powerful maelstroms that threaten to engulf his presidency, writes James Zogby
Dismantling the Israeli state is key
In failing to address the problem of Israel and its hegemonic designs, the two-state solution will never be a path to lasting peace, writes Ghada Karmi
More causes for anxiety
The Egyptian judiciary has traditionally been a source of popular pride. Recent highlight cases suggest that may not last forever, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Israel: an international disgrace
How long can Israel's repression of Palestinians and Arabs go on unchallenged, asks Stephen Lendman
Righting a perpetual wrong
Affording Palestinian refugees the right to a dignified life is just and will not divert them from their longing to return to Palestine, writes Ramzy Baroud

All have rights too

Close up:
Culture of torture
By Salama A Salama

Generation of clones

This week:
Didier Drogba

Cartoon by Gomaa

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