War & Conflict Breaking News: Analysis: US Billions Prop up Military That Toppled Egypt's Elected President

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July 04, 2013 AT 11:08 AM
Just two months ago, Secretary of State John Kerry approved $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid to Egypt ? the second largest recipient of such help after Israel. In the past, American aid to Egypt has included armored personnel carriers, helicopters, anti-aircraft missiles, surveillance systems, fighter jets and tanks, as well as training as the U.S. poured more than $70 billion in military and economic aid into Egypt since 1948.