The US government gives Egypt $1.3 billion a year. Egypt then uses that money to buy weapons from US corporations.
The irony is thick: Obama calls on Egypt’s interim government to stop its bloody crackdown on protesters, but continues to give it $1.3 billion a year in military aid.
For decades, Egypt has been one of the largest recipients of US foreign military aid, receiving everything from F-16s to teargas grenades.
So who are the companies reaping the benefits?
See the table at the bottom of the page for full details of the contracts.
Amount: $259 million
USAF F-16C. Wikimedia…
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