Egypt is free. Free to beg for its bread. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • rab al-nas
    • 28.05.11 | 13:14 (IDT)

    Egyptian ministers are flying all over the world begging for money. Do you think there are no strings attached to that $20B from Europe and the US? To that $4B from Saudi Arabia? Yes, Egypt is free... to flatter, cajole and beg for scraps from the rich countries. The funny thing is that all that money is literally going to buy bread because it is being spent on wheat subsidies so that Egyptians can get fat on cheap government bread.

    from the article: Egypt permanently opens Rafah crossing with Gaza
    First published 10:35 28.05.11 | Last updated 10:35 28.05.11
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