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View Diary: BREAKING: Israel's Embassy in Cairo Stormed, Ambassador Flees Egypt, 180 Injured in Clashes (393 comments)

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    changing egypt's foreign policy alignment is of historical importance. this is part of that historic pivot, and israel policy is but one part of a broader struggle between populace and the military leadership (with officer and rank and file army in a swing position, as before) over how the nation of egypt aligns itself in the region viz all the other powers, and how it will use its traditional leadership role among arabs, both politically but just as importantly economically and culturally.

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