Sunday, December 4, 2011

Egyptian elections depress, concern and confirm Israel's angst!

The illogical global hopes that democracy would result from the "Arab Spring" have been dashed by the apparent move of countries like Egypt towards Islamist governments!

And for Israel, a dangerous region becomes that much more dangerous!

"For Israelis, the Islamist election surge in Egypt is depressing confirmation of a deeply primal fear: An inhospitable region is becoming more hostile still.

This sentiment has been accompanied by a bittersweet sense that Israel was dismissed as alarmist when it warned months ago that the Arab Spring— widely perceived as the doing of liberals yearning to be free — could lead to Islamist governments..." (Source)

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