The Arab Revolutions: An Israeli Perspective

(Washington Institute for Near East Policy) Ehud Yaari - While Israelis hope to see a happy, democratic end to the popular eruptions of protest and discontent against dictatorial regimes in the Arab world, they are bracing themselves for less optimistic outcomes. To be sure, Israel was hardly mentioned during the huge, early demonstrations in Egypt and elsewhere. Over time, however, some anti-Israeli slogans began creeping into the protest movement's inventory. In Libya, insurgents have often described Gaddafi as a Jew.

2011-03-17 00:00:00

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