That Sisi has outdone Mubarak’s policies in allying himself with Israel and coordinating with it against the besieged Palestinians is hardly surprising.
Up to 11 billion dollars was lost due to corrupt gas deals brokered with Israeli intelligence agents.
Contrary to current accusations, a judicial report found that it was Mubarak’s Minister of Interior who ordered the prisons to be opened.
Egyptian elite’s turn against the Palestinian people has deep roots in the peace treaty with Israel.
Making Egypt more critical towards Israel requires a “structural change” within Egypt itself.
Egypt’s policies toward Gaza are a barometer of the country’s foreign policy independence since the fall of Mubarak.
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