Al-Ahram Weekly Online   1 - 7 December 2011
Issue No. 1074
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

No lessons learned
Despite the fact that the US war on Iraq was a disaster, the same talking heads that sold the war remain influential in US politics, writes James Zogby
Revolution, wave two
The events in Tahrir from 19 November show that the revolution is far from over in the eyes of the youth who sparked it, writes Azmi Ashour
When nature takes its course
Politics entails control over events, but some things -- like revolutions -- are beyond control and can only be managed, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Arab Spring and the intellectual divide
There are loud words these days about democracy, especially from the West, but no mention of imperialism, notes Ramzy Baroud

The good, the bad, and the ugly

Close up:
Wait a minute
By Salama A Salama

Egypt is for all

This week:
Kamal El-Ganzouri

Cartoon by Gomaa

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