Al-Ahram Weekly Online   18 - 24 October 2012
Issue No. 1119
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

The risks of food subsidies
While food subsidies aim to forestall social instability, they do not address the real causes of poverty, writes Nader Noureldeen
The prosecutor-general affair
The fault is not so much with the prosecutor, concludes Amr Al-Shobaki
Aborted politics
Egypt needs a new approach to politics. So far, we have witnessed the same old thing, bemoans Sameh Fawzi
MB targets judiciary
Azmi Ashour defends the judiciary following the president's attempt to dismiss the prosecutor-general after the acquittals of those charged in the deaths of revolutionaries
Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the Arab Spring
Last year's overthrow of regimes across the Middle East has led to increasing rivalries for regional influence, writes Giorgio Cafiero
How many dirty hands?
Sarkozy reportedly had a hand in the assassination of Gaddafi, writes Felicity Arbuthnot from London
Towards a wider war
In the wake of news that the US has sent a military task force to Jordan, could the region be sliding towards a conflict, asks Bill Van Auken
Justice and the revolution
The verdicts in the Battle of the Camel case were important tests of the 25 January Revolution and the rule of law in post-revolutionary Egypt, writes Abdel-Moneim Said

The divisive politics of religion

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