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A Coup Or Not? Semantics Could Affect Us Aid To Egypt

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Was the change in Egypt's government a coup or not? For members of Congress, the difference is more than a question of semantics. U.S. law requires that aid be cut off to a country that undergoes a military coup — which, if it were to happen in the case of Egypt, would bring on dramatic consequences.

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