The annual aid to Egypt will be cut to $1.5 billion this year, down from $1.7 billion in 2008, America in Arabic reported. However, the report said cutbacks in foreign aid to Cairo would not be subtracted from the money allocated for defense, which amounts to $1.3 billion.
Over ten years, that would be $13 billion in military aid, or much less than half the $30 billion pledged to Israel which is getting an increase. Israel's population is around 7 million and Egypt's around 79 million. So per capita, Israel gets close to twenty times the military aid given to Egypt. I know of no other ally that gets even a fraction of that kind of military aid. AIPAC is not a phantasm.
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