Israel a target in Egypt’s presidential race

18.05.2012                      26.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 41 des Omer


Israel a target in Egypt's presidential race

Ex-air force commander in race boasts of bringing down Israeli aircraft; Islamist refers to "enemy" Israel as "Zionist entity".

Israel has become a punchbag for politicians vying for votes in Egypt's presidential race, playing on popular antipathy in Egypt towards its neighbor, but the realities of office are likely to ensure a 33-year-old peace treaty is not jeopardized….