Just two months ago, Secretary of State John Kerry approved $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid to Egypt ? the second largest recipient of such help after Israel. In the past, American aid to ... more 
Just two months ago, Secretary of State John Kerry approved $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid to Egypt ? the second largest recipient of such help after Israel. In the past, American aid to Egypt has included armored personnel carriers, helicopters, anti-aircraft missiles, surveillance systems, fighter jets and tanks, as well as training as the U.S. poured more than $70 billion in military and economic aid into Egypt since 1948. Syria's President Bashar Assad claimed in an interview that countries conspiring against Syria have "used up all their tools" in their campaign to overthrow his regime. The remarks came as Western-backed Syrian opposition figures gathered in Turkey for talks on electing a new leadership. Israel was warily watching events unfold in Egypt, trying to gauge what the sudden overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi would mean for relations with its neighbor. less 
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