Israel, Hamas Spectating Attentively as Islamists and Rivals Clash in Egypt

Forced departure of the Muslim Brotherhood from power is no guarantee there won't be violence, nor does it solve any of the problems facing the country. Either way, the implications for Israel are unlikely to be immediate.

To outside observers, the scenes in Tahrir Square on Wednesday night this week stirred almost instinctive solidarity, even enthusiasm. For the second time in less than two-and-a-half years, the Egyptian...