No 9


Arab Press Review

(MEES Translation)

Arab Reforms Needed

The following is an extract from an article entitled Critical Reexamination Is Needed by Salah al-Din Hafiz (Editor of the international edition of the Egyptian daily al-Ahram), published inAl-Ahram on 12 February:

Outside the region it is well known that the Arabs are incapable of preventing the impending war on Iraq for a number of reasons, the most important being the weakness of the Arab position on all fronts....