Topic: Camp David Accords
Americans think foreign aid is 25 percent of the budget and want it to be 10. It's actually 1 percent. This is just one of many misconceptions about foreign aid – seen as an expensive handout that doesn't work. But foreign aid does work. And it works as a safeguard investment for America, too.
03/07/2011 12:17 pm
Since 1979, Egypt has averaged $2 billion a year in US aid. Lately, the military has received at least half that, using it to cover most of its weapons purchases.
02/15/2011 02:22 pm
Unlike his iconic predecessors Anwar Sadat and Gamal Abdel Nasser, who left clear imprints on Egypt, Hosni Mubarak will probably be remembered more for unfulfilled expectations.
02/12/2011 08:30 am
Three scenarios for the way the uprising might end and what it all means for the US, Israel, and Iran.
02/04/2011 03:50 pm
The discontent boiling to the surface in the Arab world is as much driven by complex demographics as politics. So politics alone won't restore stability. The US must come to terms with its reduced role in the region and reassess strategic partnerships.
02/01/2011 12:30 pm
The 'special relationship' the US and Israel have long enjoyed is being tested again today as US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton addresses AIPAC, the most powerful Israel lobby in Washington.
03/22/2010 10:04 am
The Egyptian president hopes Obama will back away from Bush's push for reform, which caused a rift between the two nations.
08/18/2009 01:00 am
As one of the few parties to speak to both Israel and Hamas, Cairo sees itself as a natural mediator. But now Turkey has called into question its effectiveness.
07/31/2009 01:00 am
Former President Jimmy Carter, too, offered comments about the address during a tour of the Middle East.
06/16/2009 01:00 am
Some see the Israeli prime minister's demand that Arabs recognize Israel as a Jewish state as a simple quid pro quo, but critics say it's a new obstacle.
06/15/2009 01:00 am