** FILE ** Egyptian guards patrol near the border with Israel. After decades of neglect and with the collapse of government authority, Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has become fertile ground for Islamic extremists, who are making inroads in the court system. (Associated Press)

** FILE ** Egyptian guards patrol near the border with Israel. After decades of neglect and with the collapse of government authority, Egypt's Sinai Peninsula has become fertile ground for Islamic extremists, who are making inroads in the court system. (Associated Press)