Browsing Tag Egypt

Neocons Split With Israel Over Egypt, Part 2

The Washington Post notes that the Israeli government’s shifting its stance on Egypt after an initial divergence with US neocons: Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu likened...

February 3, 2011 10:59 By :

More Iranian Lies

Press TV, the government funded propaganda arm of the Iranian regime long ceased to be in any way a creditable media outlet. A case in point is its latest story on the Egyptian crisis: Reports say Israel...

February 3, 2011 10:53 By :

Israel and Egypt: Rounding Up the Reax

• Yossi Klein Halevi explains why the unrest matters to Israel. For Israel, then, peace with Egypt has been not only strategically but also psychologically essential. Israelis understand that the end...

February 2, 2011 17:54 By :

Neocons Split With Israel Over Egypt

No kidding. Neocons Split With Israel Over Egypt. Which camp are you in?

February 2, 2011 17:10 By :

Scapegoating Israel for the Arab World’s Problems

It was only a matter of time before Israel was blamed for the Arab world’s unrest. I’m not surprised that one mainstream paper gave a wonk a soapbox to argue just that. See HonestReporting...

February 2, 2011 12:32 By :

Mideast Clarity ATF, After Tom Friedman

I agree with a lot of points Tom Friedman makes about Israeli concerns over Egypt. But he puzzles me with this comment: To put it bluntly, if Israelis tell themselves that Egypt’s unrest proves why...

February 2, 2011 12:14 By :

February 1 Morning Links

• Of all the articles I’ve read about the Israeli take on Egypt, Benjamin Kerstein resonates the most. Otherwise, Reuters describes what’s at stake with just the facts. • Is Roger Cohen...

February 1, 2011 10:51 By :

Can the Israeli-Egyptian peace treaty survive the calls for change in Egypt?

Please leave a comment below to let us know what you think.

January 31, 2011 13:21 By :

Al-Jazeera, Egypt, and History’s First Draft 2.0

Yesterday, my colleague, Alex Margolin commented on the role of Facebook and Twitter in Egypt’s protests. There’s no question social media is playing a key role. But there’s a facet that...

January 31, 2011 9:51 By :

Planning a Revolution? Use Facebook or Twitter?

Did social media bring down Tunisian dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali two weeks ago or force Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to appoint a successor? Well, no. But it clearly played some role in the unrest...

January 30, 2011 15:53 By :