Earlier this month, the United States formally gave the order to release the remainder of military aid that was being held back from the Egyptian authorities. It had been delayed since 2013, in response to the aftermath of the military-led ouster of then President Mohammad Mursi. There will be many discussions about the decision to do so - but there will be one factor that will keep coming back to haunt any reasonable engagement on the issue. Egypt’s ‘War on Terror’ – and where right-minded people ought to stand on it.
‘Point of no return’
Egypt has already passed the ‘point of no return.’ But Egypt can also make the repercussions of that easier - or harder - and shorter - or longer