The good news is that he barely squeaked in. Egyptians elected a Muslim Brother Mohamed Morsi to be the President of their country. Here he is, rapping that Egyptian capital shell not be Cairo, Mecca or Medina, but Jerusalem:
However, in may this year, an overwhelming majority of Egyptians (75% to be exact) said that they don’t want war with Israel, and 56% think it’s important to continue with the peace treaty. One suspects they tried in 1948, 1967 and finally learned their lesson in 1973. Still, their saber rattling should be taken seriously. Israel should be prepared for war and the US should withhold aid. A full-blown hot war, however, is probably not going to happen.