Caught in Egypt's Political Cross-Fire
Ph.D. Candidate Eric Trager's OP-ED in the New York Times.
The Egyptian government’s prosecution this winter of seven American democracy workers catalyzed a two-month crisis in American-Egyptian relations. But after Washington threatened to withhold $1.3 billion in annual military aid to Egypt, the standoff swiftly subsided...The presiding judge resigned from the case, travel bans on the Americans were lifted, and most of the Americans were on their way home by the beginning of March.
Read the entirety of the OP-ED on the New York Times website.