With Egypt in turmoil and the U.S. officially "favoring" the protests (via Obama's indirect support), I've been scratching my head on what has happened to this once critical relationship. After the 1973 Arab-Israeli War, Egypt changed strategy 180 degrees to embrace the United States. Egypt then struck a peace accord with Israel, a critical step for the U.S. strategy in that … [Read more...] about Egypt’s foreign aid, a poison pill? Another lesson?
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(With permission from author.) "F.A.Q. on U.S. Aid to Egypt: Where Does the Money Go - And Who Decides How It's Spent?" by Marian Wang ProPublica, Jan. 31, 2011, 4:53 p.m. The protests in Egypt have prompted renewed questions about the U.S.'s aid to the country - an issue that the U.S. government has also pledged to … [Read more...] about F.A.Q. on U.S. Aid to Egypt: Where Does the Money Go—And Who Decides How It’s Spent?