US wary of new Egypt regime, delays F-16 order

Andrew Elwell

F-16 U-turn as the US distances itself from Egypt In the first sign of the US distancing itself from the new Egyptian regime, the Obama administration has delayed the second half of its delivery of F-16 fighters to the country as discussions about the nature of president Morsi’s overthrow continue. If it is deemed a coup, the US is obliged to withdraw all aid and support for Egypt, which currently stands at $1.3 billion a year. Ever since Morsi was toppled there has been no offici...
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