Aid And Egyptian-American Relations

Aid And Egyptian-American Relations

In a politically fraught decision, the Obama administration has decided to suspend military aid to Egypt. Kojo finds out how the decision could impact Egypt's security amid renewed protests and crackdowns.

More than three months after the Egyptian military ousted President Mohamed Morsi from power, the Obama administration is making plans to suspend a substantial portion of military aid to Egypt. For the U.S., the decision is fraught with political and policy hazards since the region’s security is heavily dependent on U.S. aid. Kojo finds out how the U.S. aid decision could impact Egypt’s security amid renewed protests and crackdowns.

Guests

Hamza Hendawi

Cairo Bureau Chief, Associated Press.

Khalil al Anani

Senior Fellow, Middle East Institute; Author, "Unpacking the Muslim Brotherhood: Religion, Identity and Politics."

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