"Egypt mantains peace with Israel because America pays them to do so. If Iran and Syria were plotting a war against Israel which looked as if it would be a sure winner, then Egypt would sign on in a heartbeat" Egypt's only reason for keeping the peace with Israel is America's money. It is a "cold peace"...think of all the tunnel smuggling...
PLO official: Reports about Abbas' resignation from political life very premature (Haaretz)
from the article: War against Egypt in the winter