December 18, 2012

U.S. Congress Should Threaten Aid to Egypt

Washington Times, Washington Times

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Even if Mr. Obama has few words of support for freedom in Egypt, money talks. Congress should send a message of its own to Cairo’s theocrats that is certain to catch their attention: A decline in liberty will result in a reduction in the $2 billion the United States supplies the country in annual foreign aid. If Egypt turns its back on its people, freedom-loving Americans shouldn’t be forced to pay for it.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Middle East, Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Morsi, Egypt, United States

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