Breaking News: Obama suspends Military Aid to Egypt
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08/20/2013 06:37 AM
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Note that they 'quietly' suspended the aid.
[link to rt.com]
" The Obama administration has temporarily halted the delivery of weapons to the Egyptian military as well as some forms of economic aid to the government, despite deciding not to officially describe the military takeover as a coup. The office of Senator Patrick Leahy, the head of the Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, told The Daily Beast on Monday that the administration has implemented these changes over the past month as it formulates an official determination on the coup.
If a coup is determined to have taken place, current law requires the government to cut off aid funding. While the Obama administration has maintained that its $585 million aid package is not technically on hold, it is not due until September 30 and “no final decisions have been made.”
“It would be inaccurate to say that a policy decision has been made with respect to the remaining assistance funding,” US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Monday. "
Sorry to say this but I've never seen a U.S administration with no balls as this one. "Ehm, we suspend the aid but... wait wait we didn't say we REALLY suspended it"
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