Immediately, the question arose of whether or not the Obama administration would cut off military aid to Egypt, as is stipulated in current law, as a result of the coup.
The administration immediately slow-played the media and the globe, saying that Egypt was a “complex” situation and that it was under review.
Well, actions speak louder than words.
The administration plans to go through with the delivery of 20 F-16 fighter jets to Cairo as part of a foreign aid deal approved last year, reports Phil Stewart at Reuters.
Those birds certainly suggest that this was not a coup.
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