Al-Ahram Weekly Online   6 - 12 October 2011
Issue No. 1067
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Dag Hammarskjold, 50 years on
In the 50 years since Hammarskjold led the UN, there has never been another like him, writes El-Sayed Amin Shalabi
Debating the gender of angels
With Egypt's revolution in danger of getting lost in arcane debate, it is time to return to basics, says Ahmed El-Tonsi
Netanyahu's little lie
The Israeli prime minister says he has already pitched in for peace, whereas in reality he has done nothing but undermine it, writes James Zogby
US policy and the Arab Spring
If Washington vetoes Palestinian state recognition in the Security Council it will irreparably harm its standing and interests in the Arab region, writes Azmi Ashour
This wide world and us
Egypt needs progress so should take a few elemental lessons from societies that have been able to progress, the first one being, keep it simple, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Egypt needs a mindset revolution
To the victors go the spoils of war and the results of elections, but what happens to popular uprisings, asks Hdeel Abdelhady

From war to revolution

Close up:
The 'fulul' thing!
By Salama A Salama

Unfulfilled promises?
By Mohsen Zahran

Cartoon by Gomaa

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