Assessing the Position
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Al-Ayyam
by Hassan Khader - (Opinion) January 8, 2010 - 1:00am

Translated by ATFP Four factors govern Egypt’s policy towards the Gaza Strip: 1. The Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty, the upholding of which is a key priority for Egyptian national security. 2. Concerns triggered by Israel’s desire to transfer responsibility for the Gaza Strip onto the Egyptian state, especially in light of Israel’s redeployment from the strip, and its attempts to rid itself of the obligations imposed by international law on the occupying power.

Clinton urges Israel, Palestinians to plunge into talks
Media Mention of Ziad Asali In The Los Angeles Times - January 9, 2010 - 1:00am

By Paul Richter January 9, 2010 Reporting from Washington

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