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For Egypt, Menendez Was Key to Access to Billions in U.S. Aid

Posted on AllSides September 23rd, 2023
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The United States has sent Egypt up to $1.3 billion each year since the late 1970s as a legacy of Egypt’s peace agreement with Israel. When the annual allotment of up to $1.3 billion faltered even a sliver, Egypt found an ally in Senator Robert J. Menendez, who on Friday was indicted on bribery charges tied to Egypt. For Egypt, Menendez Was Key to Access to Billions in U.S. Aid After decades as one of the world’s largest recipients of United States foreign aid, the Egyptian government was nervous about...

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