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In announcing sweeping changes to Egypt’s military aid package on Tuesday, the Obama administration used both punishment and incentives to set a new tone for a frayed relationship with a crucial ally.

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LET’S recap the state of America’s commitments in the Middle East. Our military is fighting in a tacit alliance with Iranian proxies in Iraq,


President Obama on Tuesday lifted an arms freeze against Egypt that he first imposed after the 2013 military overthrow of the country’s elected government.

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Another day, another revelation about how the United States and Israel are at each other’s throats over negotiations to curb Iran’s nuclear program.