Coup or No Coup, Obama won’t cut off aid to Egypt

The White House called on all sides in Egypt on Monday to refrain from violence and return to obamademocracy but rejected an immediate cutoff of American assistance despite a law requiring the suspension of aid to countries after a military coup d’état.

Jay Carney, the White House press secretary, told reporters that the Obama administration would study the events in Egypt to determine whether the military seizing of power constitutes a military coup d’état under law. But he added that the administration planned to take its time in making such a determination and ruled out any suspension of aid in the near term.

via Obama Administration Rules Out Suspension of Aid to Egypt

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