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AFTER MUBARAKI FALL

As Egyptian Army Cracks Down, Leaked Cables Shed Light on

Its Gov’t Loyalties, Internal Rifts

by Marian Wang Bandeira do Egito
ProPublica

Recently released U.S. embassy cables paint a portrait of an Egyptian military led by a sycophantic defense minster with little interest in economic or political reform. In recent weeks, that official, Mohamed Tantawi, has been on the phone regularly with U.S. military officials, who view the Egyptian army as a crucial conduit for change and continued stability. (mais…)

EGYPTIAN CRISIS

Leaked Cables: Egyptian Government Stokes Fears of Muslim

Brotherhood

by Marian Wang 4th IAEA Director General and Nobel Prize Winner Mohamed ElBaradei
ProPublica

The Muslim Brotherhood, a key opposition group in Egypt’s anti-Mubarak protests, has long argued that the Egyptian government exaggerates the Muslim Brotherhood’s positions and its likelihood of attaining power in democratic elections. As it turns out, American diplomats agree. (mais…)

US’ AID TO EGYPT AND THE PROTESTS

F.A.Q. on U.S. Aid to Egypt: Where Does the Money Go—And

Who Decides How It’s Spent?

by Marian Wang
ProPublica

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An Egyptian demonstrator looks up at a helicopter as he and others gather in Tahrir Square, in Cairo, on Jan. 31, 2011. (Photo by Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty Images)

The protests in Egypt have prompted renewed questions about the U.S.’s aid to the country—an issue that the U.S. government has also pledged to reconsider. We’ve taken a step back and tried to answer some basic questions, such as how as much the U.S. has given, who has benefitted, and who gets to decide how its all spent. (mais…)

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