Al-Ahram Weekly Online
11 - 17 April 2002
Issue No.581
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War by other means
Sabre-rattling can do graver damage than any the enemy hopes to inflict, warns Ibrahim Nafie

Check but not mate
For Azmi Bishara, it is too late to turn back the clock

Sidelining Arafat
Has Sharon convinced Bush it is time to dispose of the Palestinian leader? Mohamed Sid-Ahmed examines the question

Prepared for peace, ready for war
By pushing the Palestinians into a corner, Sharon could push Egypt over the brink, warns Hassan Nafaa

The war against Palestine
Palestinians struggling for survival are also fighting for democracy in Israel, writes Tikva Honig-Parnass

The living martyr of Ramallah
As the lights go out in Arafat's headquarters, Ahmed Abdel-Halim sees dark clouds looming

The world is with you

Prophets of doom
By Hani Shukrallah

Close up
Martyrs or victims
By Salama Ahmed Salama

Behind the scenes of slaughter
By Bahiyeddin Hassan

Naguib Mahfouz
Man of letters

Cartoon by Gomaa

This week:
Colin Powell

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