Al-Ahram Weekly Online   11 - 17 October 2012
Issue No. 1118
Opinion
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

A Palestinian state in Sinai?
Rumours of a future Palestinian state in Sinai should be firmly quashed by the Egyptian government, writes Ahmad Naguib Roushdy
Are Arab Jews refugees?
Rumours of a future Palestinian state in Sinai should be firmly quashed by the Egyptian government, writes Ahmad Naguib Roushdy
Not his lucky day
President Barack Obama fluffed his first debate with Mitt Romney. But that hardly constitutes a sea change in US politics, writes Abdel-Moneim Said
Yes, there is an alternative
The post-Oslo balance of power must be tilted in favour of the Palestinian people, writes Mustafa Barghouthi
Latin lessons
Latin American countries successfully made the shift from repressive dictatorship to robust democracies. Yet Egypt remains loath to learn from their experiences, writes Emad Gad
Don't buy into the hysteria
The debate between the candidates in the US presidential elections was a mood changer, but it has not altered the fundamental political landscape, writes James Zogby
Iran by proxy
Ignore the handwringing of Western leaders, it is foreign intervention that is fuelling the chaos in Syria, writes Jeremy Salt from Ankara
One hundred days of alienation
A sense of powerlessness has found its way among many Egyptians who do not identify themselves with the ruling troika of president, Freedom and Justice Party and Muslim Brotherhood, writes Ahmed El-Tonsi
Send in the clowns
US think tanks like the Washington Institute for Near East Policy are beating the drum for a US war against Iran in the interests of Israel, writes William Cook

Editorial:
Are Arab Jews refugees?


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