August 2001
  VOL. 48, No. 8

Cover Story


The Only Way Out
Gideon Samet, Ha'aretz, Tel Aviv

Arafat Is Running Out of Options
Gerald M. Steinberg, The Jerusalem Post, Jerusalem
Unanswered Questions Magdy Mohanna, Al Wafd, Cairo
The Crippled Movement
Thorsten Schmitz, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich
Arafat's Unhappy Fighters
Sandro Contenta, The Toronto Star, Toronto Time to Act
Michael Freund, Arutz Sheva, Israel
Dishonest Broker Palestine Times, London
A New Dynamic in the Middle East Bassam Abu Shareef, Al-Quds, Jerusalem
Europe's Rising Profile Daniel Vernet, Le Monde, Paris
Welcoming Europe's Role Ha'aretz, Tel Aviv

'We Will Give Israel One More Chance' Palestine Report, Jerusalem
Send Money, Drugs, and Convoys Steve Negus, Cairo Times, Cairo
Middle East Enemies List Joel Campagna, WPR

North Korea's Slow Opening: Cracks in Fortress Pyongyang
  Still Far From Relief Philippe Pons, Le Monde, Paris
Threatening to Collapse Andre Kunz, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich
South Korea: Just a Pushover? Digital Chosun Ilbo, Seoul
Getting a Taste of Kim Jong II's Largesse Joong-Ang Ilbo, Seoul

Berlusconi Takes Rome

Coalition Politics Prevail Ilvo Diamanti, Le Monde, Paris
Apocalypse — Later
Franz Haas, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich
Will He Put Empire or Republic First? Paolo Sylos Labini, La Repubblica, Rome
Victor's Grace Giulio Anselmi, L'Espresso, Rome



A Somber Anniversary
Regicide and Conspiracy in Nepal

Mirror on the USA
Alaska or Bust: Bush's Energy Plan
| Népszabadság, Budapest
The Plain-Speaking Voice From Vermont | The Globe and Mail, Toronto

Surviving the Winter on Mulberries | Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich
The Rise of North Africa's Berbers | Inter Press Service, Rome
Kabylia: Symptom of Algeria's Malaise | Le Monde, Paris


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Who is Behind the Book Burning? | Tempo, Jakarta
The Elusive Murakami | The Guardian, London

The Arts:
A Desert Pearl | Transitions Online, Prague
Nascimento and Gil: Faith in Music | El País, Madrid

Macedonia's Crisis Long in the Making | Standart News, Sofia
China and America: Headed for Confrontation | Global Times, Beijing

Byblos by the Sea | Sandokan, Rome

For We Are Also His Offspring | Reporter, Belgrade
John Paul II's Brave Move | Reporter, Belgrade

Science and Technology:
A House for Every Season | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Frankfurt
A Cure for Multiple Ills | Hindustan Times, New Delhi

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