Al-Ahram Weekly Online
4 -10 April 2002
Issue No.580
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The object? To destroy
Sharon's attempts to bludgeon Palestine into his vision of what it should be relies on terror, and can only fail, writes Ibrahim Nafie

Thinking ahead
After survival, what happens? Edward Said offers thoughts in a time of tragedy

At crossroads
Mohamed Sid-Ahmed discusses the dilemmas raised by Israel as it faces the threat of peace

Israel strikes again
Not all terrorists are the same, writes Lev Grinberg

Whispers to shouts
Palestinian unity is not the problem, says Nayef Hawatmeh -- Arab support is what is lacking

This way and that
Gamil Mattar tries to decipher conflicting signals

Toward Palestinian independence
The way out is not the way back, writes Marwan Bishara: a solution must be imposed

Living with chaos

Why the blindfolds?
By Hani Shukrallah

Close up
They speak as one
By Salama Ahmed Salama

Other lives are sacred
By Ashraf El-Bayoumi

Naguib Mahfouz
Israel's dirty war

This week:
Yasser Arafat
Cartoon by Gomaa

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