What's new in Egypt?

Whither Egypt?
With Egyptian secular ruler Hosni Mubarak long gone, replaced by Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood ruler Mohammed Morsi; with strict Islamic Sharia law in the ascendancy and indigenous Coptic Christians fleeing their ancestral homeĀ in droves; with an economy in shambles and deteriorating on a daily basis, where exactly is Egypt headed?
For an insight into the Egyptian mindset and unfolding events, read former Israeli ambassador to Egypt Zvi Mazel’s article entitled “Egypt’s simmering summer“. Bearing in mind that Mazel was Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, it is particularly interesting to read how the emerging Egypt may impact the Jewish state to its north – there are after all already calls by some fundamentalist Islamists to make Jerusalem the new capital of Egypt – after first slaughtering the Jews, of course…