America pays Egypt (and Jordan) three billions per year between them. Implicit in this deal is that both nations sign and keep a peace treaty with Israel and that they do nothing to anger Israel. A couple of years ago, Israel complained to the American congress that Egypt was doing a poor job of border security. Within days the congress acted to reduce Egypts allowance for that year. Since then, Egypt has stood at attention every time their Jewish neighbor barked.
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