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Why stay economically engaged in Egypt?

Investors have been hesitant in terms of investing in Egypt, but there are reasons why they should bullish.
The international community needs to take a patient and long-term view of developments in Egypt. Western interests and values would probably be best served by maintaining its engagement with Egypt and its economic assistance. Western aid is small relative to the size of the Egyptian economy and relative to the massive financial flows from the Persian Gulf oil producers.

Brookings’ paper looks at Egypt’s difficult transition and why the international community should stay economically engaged.