For now, the U.S. government will tread slowly down the path of “looking into the various issues involved,” in this very “complicated situation.” While the lawyers are looking, the hands on the spigot will ignore the “c” word, and the $1.5 billion in annual U.S. aid to Egypt – the vast majority of which goes to the military – will keep flowing.
About the Author: Lori Lowenthal Marcus is the US correspondent for The Jewish Press. She is a recovered lawyer who previously practiced First Amendment law and taught in Philadelphia-area graduate and law schools.
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