Monday, May 2, 2011

Egypt shakes up Middle Eastern order

The stunning geopolitical reality of the ''new Middle East'' is that Egypt brokered the surprise Palestinian reconciliation of Fatah and Hamas without consulting the United States and Israel - or Saudi Arabia. That Cairo coordinated efforts with Tehran suggests Egypt-Iran rapprochement has gained traction, and Israel's worst fears about the Egyptian revolution seem to be coming true. Read my article on the dramatic news of Palestinian reconciliation in today's Asia Times.

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