Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 38

19-Sep-2011

Political Comment (19 September 2011)

The three legs of the tripod on which Israeli regional policy has rested are support from the US, peace with Egypt and the alliance with Turkey, and in the wake of Tahrir Square and the Mavi Marmara incident two of those are looking a lot shakier than they used to. Fresh moves are under way to resolve the political crisis in Yemen.

Egyptians Storm Israeli Embassy

Egypt and Israel appeared to have...