August 15, 2013
U.S.-Egypt Military Exercises Canceled. So What?
Max Fisher, Washington Post
The one policy change that President Obama announced in his Thursday morning address on the violence in Egypt was to cancel a forthcoming military exercise with the Egyptian armed forces. The move is clearly meant to drive home the Obama administration’s condemnation of the military-led government’s recent steps, most notably its July 3 coup and its Wednesday crackdown on Islamist sit-ins, which claimed 525 lives. It’s also likely...
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