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Continued: President Obama's summer

  • Article by: DANA MILBANK , Washingon Post
  • Last update: August 20, 2013 - 11:25 AM

On the NSA, Earnest offered the platitude that "there is an important balance for us to strike." On U.S.-Egypt ties, he attested that "we certainly value that relationship. I think it's fair to say that the Egyptian government does as well."

But not enough to heed Obama's demands. Or maybe they just aren't paying attention. It's August, after all.

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