Once again, Palestinians single-minded reliance on terrorism has backfired spectactularly. Sixteen dead Egyptian soldiers later, the Egyptian authorities may have noticed that Islamist terrorists have no compunction about murdering Egyptians for the sake of getting their hands on a couple of jeeps and explosives that achieved zilch against the "Zionist enemy".
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is the ideological precursor to Hamas, so there's no shortage of irony in this tragic situation. Will the ideologues now repudiate the terrorists who have taken MB ideas to their logical end?
Jonathan Tobin ponders the possible consequences in Commentary.More >>