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Mo' money, mo' problems?

Here are the top 5 recipients of US foreign aid. They aren't exactly poster-children for a democratic society.


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The countries receiving the most American aid aren't exactly posterchildren for a model, peaceful society. Before Sept. 11, Egypt topped the US foreign aid list for 35 years and, so far, the United States has not retracted it's promised $1.3 billion in military aid to the country, despite the army's violent crackdown on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi.


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The table below has the exact figures:

Country Military Economic
Afghanistan 10.3 0.34
Israel 3 0.04
Egypt 1.3 0.17
Pakistan 0.67 0.45
Iraq 0.94 1.4

Country
Total requested, 2013
Israel 3.1
Afghanistan 2.5
Pakistan 2.2
Iraq 2
Egypt 1.6

http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/egypt/130815/us-foreign-aid-egypt