Sometimes there are not just good guys and bad guys—there are bad guys and worse guys as well. That’s apparently the perspective the US is taking after they decided to send Egypt 10 Apache attack helicopters to help the Egyptian counterterrorism effort in the Sinai region that borders Israel.
US military aid to Egypt has been reduced ever since a military coup took power in Egypt and harshly cracked down on its Islamist opponents. However, despite American concerns about Egyptian democracy, the serious terrorism threats facing Egypt are an even greater concern—especially considering their threat to Israel. … Continue Reading