US getting tough on Egypt’s army? Don’t bet on it

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Farouk El-Baz, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Remote Sensing

For reasons international and domestic, the United States is unlikely to make significant cuts in assistance to Egypt, despite calls from Congress to do so and a Cabinet-level meeting this week about the country…

Expert quote:

“The $1.3 billion that goes to the Egyptian army doesn’t really go to the Egyptian army. It goes to an account that stays in the U.S. for the Egyptian army to buy U.S. hardware.”

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