I guess this is in return for Mohammed Morsi’s recent fascist power grab and rush to implement a new sharia-based constitution. After all, Obama has to make sure Egypt is prepared to help wipe Israel off the map.
The Blaze The ongoing civil strife in Egypt, its Muslim Brotherhood president grabbing sweeping powers, and a cooling of relations with Israel don’t seem to be making much of an impression on the Defense Department’s foreign military aid decisions.
The Obama administration is going ahead with a delivery of 20 F-16 fighter jets to the Muslim Brotherhood-led country, even as Amnesty International is calling “dangerous”President Mohammed Morsi’s decision to grant the military the power to arrest civilians protesting against him. Fox News reports the 20 F-16s are part of a $1 billion foreign aid package.