4:00am

Tue August 23, 2011
Middle East

Egypt Asserts A New Dynamic With Israel

David Greene talks to James Hider, the London Times Middle East bureau chief, about the recent conflict between Egypt and Israel. If, under former strongman Hosni Mubarak, Egypt was willing to ignore minor offenses by Israel, the new Egypt is not. The quick escalation of tensions shows the new dynamic in the Middle East, and an Egypt determined to assert its own foreign policy identity.

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