Defense community unfazed by Cairo shake-up

14.08.2012                      26.Aw. 5772

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Defense community unfazed by Cairo shake-up

Official: Egyptian army remains dependent on US aid; security officials see no sudden deterioration on the southern border, expect close contact between Egyptian, Israeli military officials to continue.

The sudden ouster of top defense chiefs by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy caught the Israeli defense establishment by surprise, but the consensus among security officials is that the move will not lead to any sudden deterioration on the southern border….