How Will Egypt’s Political Upheaval Impact Israel? – an article in Israel [email protected]

How Will Egypt’s Political Upheaval Impact Israel?


“The world has watched in awed amazement as an unprecedented wave of popular political protest has swept North Africa and the Middle East during recent months. For Israel, situated at the heart of the region stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Persian Gulf, the potential implications of these developments go far beyond the price of oil. The emergence of a new crop of governments in many Arab countries and of a new generation of politically involved young people carries the potential for massive changes in the attitude toward Israel of these countries and their leaders — changes that could be fraught with danger, or laden with opportunity.”

(This article was published in Israel [email protected] at 23/3/2011)

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