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What about Israel?

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Submitted by Anon (United States), Feb 3, 2011 at 01:04

Dr Pipes, can you outline the best and worst case scenarios from Israel's point of view? Can Egypt have a complete meltdown internally with its army unable to control what essentially turns into an all out civil war? If so what implications does this have for Israel's security? How likely is this current situation to develop into a region wide conflagration? A region wide fire will threaten the entire world because of the possible disruptions to the flow of oil which will cause economic havoc.

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