Netanyau meets Omar Suleiman, head of Egyptian Inteligence on 4 November 2010 in Tel Aviv.
According to official papers from 1980, British diplomats feared Israel would use nuclear weapons against its Arab neighbours. (British feared Israel would nuke Arabs: archives)
Egypt is one of Israel's Arab neighbours.
The USA sees Egypt as vital to its interests.
According to the powerful US Council on Foreign Relations (Egypt - Council on Foreign Relations):
"The Suez Canal remains critical to the security of the Persian Gulf and its vast energy reserves, as well as to global trade.
"Egypt also maintains the region's largest and most powerful Arab military."
It seems that Obama would like to topple Egypt's President Mubarak, and replace him with someone more reliable.
The Pentagon wants the Egyptian military to help advance the US-Israeli agenda.
But the Egyptian military sees Israel as the enemy.
And Egypt has resisted sending troops to Iraq and Afghanistan. (US frustrated with Egypt military)
Israel would like to topple Mubarak, it seems.
Israel and Egypt have many ties.
13% of the Israeli army's civilian workforce are Egyptians. (Egypt and Israel, a souring relationship?)
Early in 2010, Egypt and Israel made a gas deal allowing Israel to buy the gas at prices lower than its market value.
However, more recently Egypt's Irrigation Minister dismissed the possibility that Egypt would supply Israel with water from the Nile. (Egypt and Israel, a souring relationship?)
On 20 December 2010 (ISRAEL DESTABILISING EGYPT) we learnt that Egypt arrested members of an Israeli spy ring within its borders.
Egypt claims the spies kidnapped foreign nationals.
Reportedly, the aim is to destabilize security in the Sinai.
Emad Gad, an expert at Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, says: "Despite Israel’s peace treaty with Egypt, Egypt remains Israel's primary threat in the region.
"Israel sees Egypt as its main obstacle to regional dominance."
George Galloway, alleged disinformation agent, has been attacking Mubarak.
On 1 January 2011, we read that a group calling itself Al-Qaeda may be responsible for the seven dead and 24 injured in an attack on a church in Egypt
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Israel attacked Egypt in 1967.
Israel claimed that it attacked because Nasser had placed troops in part of Egypt called the Sinai.
The CIA's assessment was that Egypt's military presence in the Sinai was defensive. (Israel's attack on Egypt in June '67 was not 'preemptive' FPJ)
Gamal Mubarak (left) and Omar Suleiman
Who might replace Mubarak?
Some unknown military figure could emerge.
Or spy chief Omar Suleiman could take power in some kind of coup.
Suleiman was trained at the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare School and Center at Fort Bragg, in the 1980s. (Egypt's Next Strongman Foreign Policy)
Suleiman continues to have close contacts with US intelligence and military officials.
On Facebook, Twitter, and blogs, Suleiman is receiving support. (Egypt's Next Strongman Foreign Policy)