Keeping a Close Watch

An Israeli army tank maneuver near the Israel–Gaza border in southern Israel, Thursday, July 11. Israeli officials say they are closely watching the events unfolding in neighboring Egypt, fearing that Islamic militants will try to exploit the unrest. But the military says it has not yet taken any special action in the south and continues to conduct only routine activities along the Gaza and Egyptian fronts.(AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
An Israeli army tank maneuver near the Israel–Gaza border in southern Israel, Thursday, July 11. Israeli officials say they are closely watching the events unfolding in neighboring Egypt, fearing that Islamic militants will try to exploit the unrest. But the military says it has not yet taken any special action in the south and continues to conduct only routine activities along the Gaza and Egyptian fronts.(AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)