Sinai Attack Proves Islamist Terrorists Are Targeting Egypt as Well

(Ha'aretz) Amos Harel and Avi Issacharoff - The group that carried out Sunday's attack wanted first and foremost to cause mass casualties among Egyptian soldiers, apparently to deter soldiers from serving in the area. Striking Israel was apparently a secondary goal. Morsi, the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, may have no choice but to join forces with the Egyptian military leadership in order to take on the terror groups in Sinai. It seems that Egyptian public opinion will demand action.

2012-08-06 00:00:00

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