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Saudi Funds May Dampen Threat of US Aid Cut to Egypti
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August 22, 2013 1:06 AM
The Obama administration is reviewing aid to Egypt's military-led government, hoping to use that assistance to influence events in Cairo. But that leverage may be undermined by Saudi Arabia's vow to make up for any Western aid cuts. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns has the story.]]

Saudi Funds May Dampen Threat of US Aid Cut to Egypt

Published August 21, 2013

The Obama administration is reviewing aid to Egypt's military-led government, hoping to use that assistance to influence events in Cairo. But that leverage may be undermined by Saudi Arabia's vow to make up for any Western aid cuts. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns has the story.]]


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