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Kerry ‘Quietly’ Approved $1.3 Billion in ‘Military Aid’ to Egyptian Government

June 8, 2013
AWR Hawkins
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john_kerry_thumbs_upReuters is reporting that Secretary of State John Kerry “quietly acted last month to give Egypt $1.3 billion in U.S. military aid.”

According to laws governing the funds,  in order to give the $1.3 billion to Egypt, the Secretary of State had to certify that the Egyptian government “is supporting the transition to civilian government, including holding free and fair elections, implementing policies to protect freedom of expression, association and religion, and due process of law.”

But these restrictions can be–and apparently were–waived by the Sec. of State in this instance.

In a memo dated May 9, Kerry wrote: “A strong U.S. security partnership with Egypt, underpinned by Foreign Military Financing (FMF), maintains a channel to Egyptian military leadership, who are key opinion makers in the country.”

“A decision to waive restrictions on FMF to Egypt is necessary to uphold these interests as we encourage Egypt to continue its transition to democracy,” he explained.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Pazuzu permalink
    June 8, 2013 10:47 am

    Kerry is a treasonous dochebag; and has always been a political opportunist and globalist.

  2. June 8, 2013 8:56 am

    Reblogged this on BPI reblog and commented:
    Kerry ‘Quietly’ Approved $1.3 Billion in ‘Military Aid’ to Egyptian Government

    Meanwhile Obama’s sequestration takes away from our military. WTF?

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