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This meeting between US secretary of state -- Egyptian president could not have comedy more.
Important time for three decades Egypt has been one of the US is key allies here in the Middle East.
And now that relationship is getting shaky.
This -- Clinton flew in to meet with -- more -- newly elected president took.
Just a few years ago Morse was imprisoned as a member of the Muslim Brotherhood and he -- advocated a much tougher foreign policy stance that the United States.
And Israel also -- -- -- a bit of a power struggle internally for years the US has had very close ties to the Egyptian army and that continues today.
The army though has locked horns with -- over just how much power each -- Currently Egypt is in dire economic straits -- reports say mrs.
Clinton will offer hundreds of millions of dollars in debt relief.
And investment to help the economy.
At of course would come with a diplomatic price tag of continued close relations things like -- intelligence sharing agreements with Israelis.
Accessed the Suez Canal and help with the war on terror.
The US is certainly worried about Egypt turning into another Turkey that country was ruled by military junta.
Close US ally and strong member of NATO.
And Islam is president came in and as we've seen over the past few years Turkey has moved farther and farther away from pro -- values and support.
Spirit Israel officials are largely quiet about the Muslim Brotherhood takeover in Egypt but suffice to say they are concerned to say the least.
No matter what good words or good messages come from either the US secretary of state or for that matter the Egyptian president over this two day meetings.
In Jerusalem -- better.
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