Mon August 19, 2013
Obama Administration Resists Cutting Off Egypt Aid
Originally published on Mon August 19, 2013 4:58 pm
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said on Monday that the United States has limited influence in Egypt, where a violent crackdown by Egypt's military has left hundreds of protesters dead. Hagel's comment comes as some in Congress suggest the U.S. does have substantial leverage. They want the the U.S. to cut off military aid to Egypt.