Friday, April 29, 2011
This is big news for the Palestinians living in a besieged Gaza. This also represents a monumental shift in the Egypt-Israel relations. Under Mubarak, Egyptian policy was dictated by US and Israeli demands and largely ignored what Egyptians wanted. The change in leadership in Egypt is a good thing for the Egyptians, and the Palestinians. If the Israelis feel left out in the cold then that is their punishment for not living up to the terms of its Camp David obligations that Egypt honored and Israel did not.