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Egypt has everything to Lose in War..

Reader comment on item: Rethinking the Egypt-Israel "Peace" Treaty
in response to reader comment: If the Egyptians Are Not Idiots.

Submitted by EddieT. (United States), May 8, 2008 at 08:37

The Aswan Dam in Egypt is indeed the Achilles Heel and the Smart thing for Israel is to also note every other Egyptian "target" that would support Egyptian insanity to commit war on Israel.. When Jimmie Carter et-al demanded that Israel surrender the Sinai back to the enemy that initiated the War in the first place, I was absolutely OUTRAGED, and from that time, I have no respect for the man..

What better way for Peace to exist than to have a clearly defined Geographical Border, and what better defined border could there be than the Suez Canal..? And to maintain the Peace, what better way could there be than to give Egypt a detailed list of their Most Important National and Economic Assets they will risk in the next open war.. Instead of Open Warfare, Egypt will resort to subtrifuge, surrogate warfare, infiltration, population invasion, etc.. The Egypt-Israel War is still going on by Other Means.. Seamus MacNemi is very correct in pointing out Egypt's Liabilities at risk in the Next War..

EddieAdams...

Submitted by Seamus MacNemi, Jun 12, 2007 at 13:45

It would be extremely unwise for Egypt to initiate hostilities with Israel at this point for one very good reason. Egypt has a very large and prominent Achilles Heel in the Aswan Dam. One bomb of sufficient size would cause a flood that would wash the entire country into the Nile delta. - - - - - - - - -

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