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August 15th, 2013
08:42 PM ET

Why hasn't the U.S. cut off aid to Egypt?

At least 580 people have been killed and more than 4,000 injured in violent clashes in Egypt.

Condemnation of Egypt protest response mounts

President Obama canceled a joint military exercise with Egypt, but some are calling on the administration to do more, including cutting off aid.

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki tells Erin Burnett why Egypt is still receiving aid.


Filed under: Egypt • International • Politics
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  1. canady

    Egyptian`s will not allow any State whatever to intervene in this matter. Egypt is a #ā€ˇsovereign state

    August 16, 2013 at 5:28 am | Reply
  2. Jeanette Hanna

    The US can keep its funding to Egypt we don't need it, when are you people are going to wake up to the fact that these people you are concerned about have done nothing but destroy our beautiful country, burned churches condemned the Christians and tried to sell of our country to other terrorist groups...stop being so naive and arrogant and wake up to the fact that these people are killers,,have you guys forgotten sept 11 etc

    August 16, 2013 at 12:01 am | Reply

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