Al-Ahram Weekly Online   5 - 11 April 2012
Issue No. 1092
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Corrupting the Biblical message
Unity Coalition for Israel is spearheading Armageddon in the Middle East with Jews apparently as the first victims. But it's in their interests. Really. Stuart Littlewood marvels from faraway London
Twenty lost years
The Palestinians are farther from having a state then they have ever been, writes Hasan Afif El-Hasan
'Despite it all we still laugh'
A vignette of modern Palestine shows the invidious strategy Israel uses to ethnically cleanse while playing by the rules, describes Tamar Fleishman from the West Bank
The Brotherhood according to El-Shater
A recent interview by Brotherhood presidential candidate Khairat El-Shater in the New York Times has done little to clarify the group's economic or social programme, writes Ahmed El-Tonsi
Egypt's democratic potential
While the US may no longer be a true democracy, Egypt has the opportunity to become one through drafting an exemplary new constitution, writes Nile El-Wardani
Why liberals failed
The failure of liberals to fight the electoral battle continues to create strife between them and Islamists who did and won, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Democracy à la Brotherhood
The blatant stacking by Islamists of the assembly that will draft Egypt's new constitution is not only improper but also illegal, writes Azmi Ashour
Steps the FBI must take
The FBI Arabs and Muslims profiling scandal runs so deep that real reform must happen, writes James Zogby
Three lessons from Iraq and Tunisia
The success of Iraq and Tunisia in writing new constitutions should guide Egypt as it drafts its own, writes Eman Ragab

The whole cake

Close up:
Water woes
By Salama A Salama

Remember Hatt-i Humayuni?
By Samir Sobhi

This week:
Naguib Sawiris

Cartoon by Gomaa

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