Egyptians split on choice of leader

Jul 7, 2013

Egyptians split on choice of leader

The coalition that toppled Egypt's Islamist government starts to crack as a dispute over the interim prime minister reveals sharp disagreements on how strongly religion should influence politics.

U.S. has spotty record on aid cuts after coups

| Jul 6, 2013

U.S. has spotty record on aid cuts after coups

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The Foreign Assistance Act, a U.S. law first enacted in 1961, is pretty clear: It says, in Section 508, that the United States must cut aid to any country "whose duly elected head of government is deposed by military coup or decree." Whatever popular sentiments ...