Middle East
2:52 am
Mon August 19, 2013

Members Of Congress Urged To Cut Aid To Egypt

Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 4:52 am

The U.S. has been unable to do much to reduce the violence in Egypt. President Obama canceled upcoming joint military exercises, and says the administration is looking at other options, perhaps affecting the $1.5 billion in military aid the U.S. provides Egypt each year. For more insight, Renee Montagne talks to Nathan Brown, a scholar of Middle East politics with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and George Washington University.