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Egypt-US Relations / Trying Americans #1013938

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Feb 05, 2012
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) Report introduced.

(White House: Norah O'Donnell) An announcement by an Egyptian judge to try 19 Americans as part of a government investigation of NGOs linked to the unrest in the country featured; details given about Sam LaHood, son of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. [Freedom House director Charles DUNN††- says it is really a political smear campaign; worries about the future of Egypt if NGOs are shut down.] [Council on Foreign Relations Steven COOK††- comments on democracy there.] The warning from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that this investigation could threaten US aid to Egypt noted.

Glor, Jeff;
O'Donnell, Norah

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