No Funding for Egypt

Cut Cairo’s Dole: It Hurts America and Egypt

Cato's Doug Bandow makes the case that no one in Egypt seems to be listening to Washington today. Egypt’s military is shooting demonstrators, setting political schedules, appointing civilians friendly to the military, and planning to rewrite the constitution. The Obama administration’s decision to ignore American law by continuing U.S. assistance, despite the military coup, is making the situation in Egypt worse.

House GOP Bill Cuts Foreign, UN Aid

Eric Wasson, The Hill

The bill bans funding for the UN Arms Trade Treaty, which is opposed by the NRA, and limits aid to Egypt.