An Egyptian soldier stands near the Egyptian national flag and the Israeli flag at the Taba crossing between Egypt and Israel, about 430 km (256 miles) northeast of Cairo (REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El-Ghany).
The Egypt-Israel Peace Test
May 10, 2013,
Recent rocket strikes fired by militants from the Egyptian Sinai into Israel served as a reminder of how delicate relations remain after Egypt’s revolution. Itamar Rabinovich and Tamara Wittes write that by renewing the treaty that normalized bilateral relations in 1979, Egypt and Israel can keep a peace that has lasted for more than three decades.