Skip to comments.U.S. Preparing Aid Package For Egypt Opposition
Posted on 02/13/2011 5:43:29 AM PST by Red in Blue PA
As Hosni Mubarak clings to power in Egypt, President Barack Obama and his foreign policy aides face two problems. First, with diminishing influence over Mubarak, they have to try to ensure the dictator fully relinquishes control. Obama took a stab at this problem Thursday evening after Mubarak's oblique and seemingly insufficient declaration that he was transferring some power to his vice president Omar Suleiman. In a statement from the White House, Obama called on Egypt's leaders to make it 'clear that this transition is immediate, meaningful [and] sufficient.'
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It’s one of the reasons they HATE us because they are on our dole.
Declined to say means that they're going to do it.
The only aid they are talking about cutting is that to the military (ostensibly, a secular force). Somebody in the WH denied that they were going to do this...in the short term.
Obama didn't get quite what he wanted out of this, but after Mubarak stood up to him and refused to resign upon command, he obviously decided that he'd just have to make do with Mubarak's resignation of his title a few days later, even though the army (which was always in charge) remained in charge. But in the background, Obama will continue his work to inflame the situation and get the MB and the Iranian-friendly group (particularly El Baradei) into power.
NO more money to middle eastern hell holes.
Wait... I thought it was George BUSH who was the evil ‘Imperialist’ dog...
Obama Lied....Egypt Died
America sponsoring Islamic terrorism...........nice
Resign Barack Obama.
If we could get 20,000 people in Lafayette Park shouting “DumBO must go”, “Game over ZerO” for 3 weeks, would Obozo resign?
Yup. Giving my money to people who are sworn to kill me.
Who in congress authorized this spending ?