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  • Main Title Egypt: Background and U.S. Relations


  • Author: Sharp, Jeremy M.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2012-09-13


  • English


  • Content Description: This report provides an overview of Egyptian politics and current issues in U.S.-Egyptian relations. It briefly provides a political history of modern Egypt, an overview of its political institutions, and a discussion of the prospects for democratization in Egypt. U.S.-Egyptian relations are complex and multi-faceted, and this report addresses the following current topics: the Arab-Israeli peace process, Iraq, terrorism, democratization and reform, human rights, trade, and military cooperation.
  • Physical Description: 22 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Human rights
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Terrorism
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- Egypt -- U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations -- U.S. -- Egypt
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Criminal justice
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Civil liberties
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International affairs
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Politics and government

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  • Place Name: Egypt


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

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  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: RL33003
  • Accession or Local Control No: RL33003_2012Sep13
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc122295