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U.S. to Send Egypt
New Apache Attack Helicopters

Reuters, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 4/22/2014 11:14:37 PM

Washington - The United States has decided to lift its hold on the delivery of 10 Apache attack helicopters to Egypt imposed last year after the military´s ouster of President Mohamed Mursi and an ensuing crackdown against protesters, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel informed his Egyptian counterpart, Colonel General Sedki Sobhi, of the decision in a call, saying the helicopters would support Egypt´s counterterrorism operations in the Sinai Peninsula, Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said. "The secretary noted that we believe these new helicopters will help the Egyptian government

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First you send the Iraqis "Hellfire" missiles, that can easily be moved by Al Qaeda to the battlefield of their choice. Now it´s NEW Apache helicopters for the Egyptians when they haven´t yet set up a permanent new government. 0bama is still trying to bail out his Muslim Brotherhood peeps one way or the other. (This is not going to make Israel happy).

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: provide, 4/22/2014 11:16:50 PM     (No. 9821079)

They´ll be in Syria in 6 weeks.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 4/22/2014 11:34:48 PM     (No. 9821095)

...because they are doing such a great job of feeding themselves.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Evocatus, 4/22/2014 11:49:34 PM     (No. 9821110)

Probably the ones the Army is ripping off from the National Guard.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Muguy, 4/23/2014 3:09:06 AM     (No. 9821184)

This is madness.

Why is the Amaerican taxpayer footing the bill for sending weapons which will ultimately be used against us?

And for that matter, why are we borrowing money we don´t have to "pay" for this?

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