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Benghazi Aftershocks Affecting Policy In Egypt

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August 19, 2013 AT 8:39 AM
The specter of Benghazi is affecting U.S. policy in coup-wracked Egypt.Cited as a reason for closing some 20 American embassies and consulates this month, U.S. officials say the deadly attack in Libya is playing heavily into the Obama administration's response to Egypt's growing unrest. The fear in Washington is that any significant cut in military aid could prompt Egypt's ruling generals to scale back protection of the U.S. Embassy in Cairo and other facilities.