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Will Egypt form an alliance with Russia ?

Posted by seumasach on November 13, 2013


12th November, 2013

Should Washington’s decision to interrupt it’s financial aid to Egypt, following General Al-Sissi’scoup d’état, be interpreted as the application of the law banning financial support to political regimes having ascended to power by violating the constitution, or as a consequences of it’s failing economy. This is the question that Thierry Messan had raised in our columns  [1]. If the second hypothesis is correct, then the interruption of U.S. subsidies is comparable to the end of the USSR’s subsidies to its allies, which foreshadowed the fall of the Berlin wall, followed by the collapse of the USSR and the triumph of the United-States.

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