Browsing Tag Egypt

March 3 Blogging

• Dashiell Shapiro wants Gaza returned to Egypt. But she (gulp) hinges her argument on this point: Returning Gaza to Egyptian control could allow political and cultural influence to flow north instead...

March 3, 2011 15:58 By :

Tough Times for the Arab Lobby in Washington

Lobbying firms representing autocratic Arab regimes in Washington are having a tough time. For years, they have been one of the most formidable lobbying forces in town: the elite band of former members...

March 2, 2011 13:51 By :

Anti-Semitism and Arab Democracy: Connecting the Dots

If you want to understand Israeli concerns about where the Egyptian revolution may go, Richard Cohen’s a must-read. Instead of talking about strategic issues or superficially discussing the Muslim...

March 2, 2011 8:57 By :

Axis of Evil Already Meddling in Egypt

Tehran’s mullahs aren’t wasting time expanding their influence. Iran and Syria are already meddling in Egypt. Asharq al-Awsat picks up on the Axis of Evil’s latest plots: The Syrian...

February 23, 2011 13:58 By :

3 Snippets You Might Have Missed

1. Egypt can undermine its peace agreement with Israel without technically breaching it. Here’s how: In addition to terminating natural gas exports, which accounted for about 40% of Israel’s...

February 22, 2011 19:58 By :

February 20 Links

• Just read that executive editor Amir Mizroch resigned from the JPost for health reasons. For some reason, the simple Hebrew expression, refuah shlaymah, (you should have a complete recovery) sounds...

February 20, 2011 15:49 By :

Time is Ripe for Israel to Export Democracy

The idea of Israel exporting democracy to its Arab neighbors always seemed like a far-fetched idea for this jaded blogger. But the time is ripe for David Suissa’s hopeful 22-State Solution: Israel...

February 17, 2011 14:02 By :

Can the Internet Really Be Shut?

In the aftermath of Hosni Mubarak’s fall as Egypt’s dictator, Internet experts have begun to examine how the Egyptian government managed to accomplish what many thought impossible – to completely...

February 17, 2011 12:45 By :

Iranian Warships En Route to Suez Canal, Israel Threatens Action

Israel’s threatening to take action against a pair of Iranian warships en route to the Suez Canal tonight. For some time, the Iranians have been interested for some time in having a naval presence...

February 16, 2011 19:36 By :

February 15 Links

• NATO to Israel’s rescue? As far as Israel is concerned, there is now a general agreement that in the temporary — or permanent — absence of Egypt as a regional strategic partner, there...

February 15, 2011 16:26 By :