Tagged with Foreign Aid

Friday Prayers for Egypt: US Aid

Friday Prayers for Egypt: US Aid

God, Perhaps the United States felt she needed to take a stand. Perhaps this is a new wrinkle in an old story of feigned antagonism. Perhaps she backs the Muslim Brotherhood. Perhaps she backs democracy. Perhaps she is against the killing of protestors. Perhaps she is muddled and has little idea of how to engage … Continue reading

What Happens if US Aid to Egypt is Cut?

As the US administration has decided to suspend some foreign military assistance to Egypt, consider this article from Reuters, carried by Ahram Online, from a few weeks previous: Richard Genaille, deputy director of the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency, said he hoped the Obama administration reached a decision soon on whether to continue $1.23 billion … Continue reading