Wednesday 22 November 2017

US holds key to change in Egypt

The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has called on the Egyptian government for "an orderly transition" to democracy. (Irish Independent, January 31).

She gives the impression that the US is an impartial outside observer of the continuing struggle of the Egyptian people for democracy and respect for their human rights.

However, the Egyptian government is the second-highest recipient of US military aid after Israel.

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