The delicate balance of power in the Middle East was shaken in recent weeks, as millions of citizens protested against their governments. On the heels of the revolt in Tunisia, the recent uprisings in Egypt have grown in size and intensity as supporters of the current Egyptian government continue to clash with dissenters who demand the immediate removal of the newly elected president, Hosni Mubarak. In Jordan, King Abdullah II sacked his cabinet in response to protesters who demanded improved living conditions. And the release of 1,600 international documents from a decade of negotiations between Israel and Palestine, dubbed the Palestine Papers, have further eroded the seemingly perpetually shaky relationship between the two entities.
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