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Kiran Stacey

Much has been made of the nervousness with which Israel is watching events in Egypt. The peace treaty signed between the two countries in 1979 makes the relationship one of the most important regional alliances for Israel in the region, and Israel fears that a revolution could see the Egyptian government fall into the hands of Islamic fundamentalists.
But there is another reason for Israel to be concerned about trouble on the other side of the border. Read more