We have been thinking about a moat from the Med to the Gulf of Aqaba. It will act as a defensive barrier and as an alternate to the Suez Canal. Then the soil will be used to extend Israel into the Med at the narrowest point as Dubai has done with their artificial island chains.
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from the article: Who will protect Israel on the Egyptian front?