We should not burn bridges that are likely in front of us. The strategy has almost never worked in recent years. There is a growing bloc of countries to fill the vacuum if the U.S. walks. Better to adjust the type of aid and encourage interdependence.
U.S. to deliver 8 advanced F-16s to Egypt on July 30-31, U.S. embassy in Cairo says (Reuters)
from the article: U.S.: Relations with Lebanon will suffer if Hezbollah takes leadership