The Enduring Egypt-Iran Divide

The Enduring Egypt-Iran Divide


Despite ideological affinities, disagreements make rapprochement unlikely

USA-WASHINGTON, DC - Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi may look besieged at home, but by brokering a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in November, he enhanced his diplomatic stature mightily across the entire Middle East. Indeed, as 2012 comes to a close, Egypt’s centrality to regional diplomacy has been restored. The big question for 2013 is whether Morsi will follow his achievement in Gaza by tackling ...


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