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    US Non-Committal on Egypt Aidi
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    August 19, 2013 11:41 PM
    Despite growing pressure from U.S. lawmakers, the Obama administration is not signaling any immediate cut-off of U.S. aid to Egypt after days of a military crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, a top U.S. official says Washington's ability to influence events in Egypt is limited.

    US Non-Committal on Egypt Aid

    Published August 19, 2013

    Despite growing pressure from U.S. lawmakers, the Obama administration is not signaling any immediate cut-off of U.S. aid to Egypt after days of a military crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, a top U.S. official says Washington's ability to influence events in Egypt is limited.


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