After Abbas

Faced with upheaval across the Middle East, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas called elections for September. But it’s unclear who might run to succeed him, if the aging leader really does step down.

Frontrunner Moussa Would Honor Camp David

Also the lyrics to ‘I Hate Israel and I Love Amr Moussa’

For Israel, Gas to Come Less Naturally

How Egyptian regime change will squeeze Israeli energy

Nation State

Nationalism plays a vital role in Egyptian life, and its influence—despite Arab nationalism’s frequent association with dictatorial regimes—could be a key bulwark against religious extremism there

Sundown: Is Iran Next?

Plus the ketubah is in, Birthright sex, and more

Egypt’s ‘Democratic Transition’ Begins

Can martial law lead to the ballot box?

Daybreak: Egypt To Honor Peace Treaty

Plus P.A. upheaval, Iran redux?, and more in the news

Egypt Sundown: Democracy, Hopefully

Plus the region-shaking, U.S. politicking, Moussa, and more

Daybreak: Army Backs Mubarak, Crowds Don’t

Plus the White House scrambles, and more in the news

Sundown: Mubarak Just Asking For It

Plus the Jewish fallen, the stymied Schalit deal, and more

Mubarak Likely Stepping Down

Meet the new boss … same as the old boss?

Daybreak: Army May Take Stronger Hand

Plus Israeli optimism, American incoherence, and more in the news

Why Egypt Can Handle Democracy

And, says scholar, why Israel can handle a democratic Egypt

Jewel of the Nile

Yussuf al-Qaradawi, the world’s most popular and authoritative Sunni cleric, is a Muslim Brotherhood-aligned Egyptian based in Qatar. A return to his home country would be dangerous for Israel and the West.

Daybreak: Sinai Burning

Plus Jordanians warn their king, and more in the news

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