Elisabet Meltvik

The Importance of the Egyptian-Israeli Relationship

Shoe beatings and the dismissal of an Egyptian Member of Parliament captured headlines throughout the Middle East in the last week of February 2016. This incident proves it remains taboo for Egyptians to engage in friendly relations with Israelis, despite almost four decades of official bilateral engagement. In addition, this incident underscores a missed opportunity…

The Importance of the Egyptian-Israeli Relationship

Shoe beatings and the dismissal of an Egyptian Member of Parliament captured headlines throughout the Middle East in the last week of February 2016. This incident proves it remains taboo for Egyptians to engage in friendly relations with Israelis, despite almost four decades of official bilateral engagement. In addition, this incident underscores a missed opportunity…