“The peace between Israel and
Egypt is no longer holy!” declared
the Secretary General
of the Arab League, Nabil al-Arabi. “It
cannot be considered equal to the holy
Koran and the holy New Testament.”
In effect, the Old Testament of the
Jewish people is unholy in the eyes of
the 75-year-old jurist. The Muslim East
and Christian West are sacrosanct; but
the State of Israel is illegitimate, both
politically and religiously. And that has
repercussions on the 32-year-old peace
treaty between Israel and Egypt.
“The peace agreement with Egypt
is truly in danger,” said top Middle East
expert Ehud Ya’ari on Israel’s Channel
About two weeks after al-Arabi’s
comments, thousands of Egyptians
ransacked the Israeli Embassy in Cairo.
And things could get worse.
“The likelihood of an all-out war is
growing,” said Major-General Eyal Eisenberg,
the head of Israel’s Home Front
Command, adding that Israel could be
attacked with weapons of mass destruction.
“After the Arab Spring, we predict
that a winter of radical Islam will arrive.”