(BBC) Roger Hardy—Analysis: Why Egypt matters

Posted by Kendall Harmon

If Egyptian unrest turns into an Egyptian revolution, the implications for the Arab world - and for Western policy in the Middle East - will be immense.

Egypt matters, in a way that tiny Tunisia - key catalyst that it has been in the current wave of protest - does not.

It matters because its destiny affects, in a range of ways, not only Arab interests but Israeli, Iranian and Western interests, too.

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Filed under: * Economics, PoliticsEconomyForeign RelationsPolitics in General* International News & CommentaryMiddle EastEgypt

Posted January 28, 2011 at 4:28 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]
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