Economic Aid and American Policy Toward Egypt, 1955-1981

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Gamal Abdel Nasser's 1955 decision to barter Egyptian cotton for Soviet bloc weaponry thrust Egypt onto center stage in the Cold War in the Middle East. What Egypt needed most, and what the United States was uniquely equipped to provide, was economic aid. For the Egyptian government--eager to take rapid strides toward economic development but crippled by a burgeoning population, a paucity of arable land, and a meager reserve of foreign exchange--American economic aid promised to serve as an enormously important crutch. For ...

Economic Aid and American Policy Toward Egypt, 1955-1981 1985, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780873958691

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Economic Aid and American Policy Toward Egypt, 1955-1981 1985, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780873958684

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