Al-Ahram Weekly Online   7 - 13 June 2012
Issue No. 1101
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Revolution in chaos
Egyptians have only one last chance to save the revolution: not allowing the Constituent Assembly to be stacked by theocratic-leaning Islamists, writes Ayman El-Amir
Need for a new transitional phase
Egypt's next president will need to rebuild national consensus, restore the prestige of the country's damaged institutions, and act to end the economic crisis, writes Ahmed El-Tonsi
Political curiosities
It is testament to the democratic paucity among Egypt's political elites that those without a popular base are seeking to bind the next president, regardless of popular will, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Three years after Cairo
Partisan obstruction continues to block change in US policy towards the Arab and Muslim world, writes James Zogby
Free Mahmoud Sarsak
Along with everything else Palestinian, Israel wages war on football, its latest target being Mahmoud Sarsak, writes Ramzy Baroud
Mubarak and 'Mubarakism'
The concentration on individuals rather than on policy orientations in the presidential elections means that Egyptian voters, having removed Mubarak, are in danger of legitimising Mubarakism, writes Bassem Hassan

Trial fallout

Close up:
Think compromise
By Salama A Salama

No to kangaroo courts
By Makram Mohamed Ahmed

This week:
Ahmed Refaat

Cartoon by Gomaa

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