US Considers Delay in Military Exercise with Egypt

Posted August 15, 2013 at 8:05am

CNN reports that “the United States may cancel a major military training exercise with Egypt due in part to worsening violence there, an Obama administration official told CNN.”

“Bright Star, planned for next month, would involve thousands of American air and ground forces.”

“Held every two years, it has long been considered vital for demonstrating U.S. military ability to deploy to the Middle East in the event of war.”