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CRS: Background on Egypt, Tunisia

The Congressional Research Service is not equipped to provide up-to-the-minute coverage of current news events, like the continuing upheaval in Egypt.¬† But CRS does provide deeply researched background on factual matters including U.S. economic and military aid to Egypt, as well as a detailed account of many aspects of U.S.-Egypt political relations. See the newly updated report “Egypt: Background and U.S. Relations,” January 28, 2011.

On events in Tunisia, see “Tunisia: Recent Developments and Policy Issues,” January 18, 2011.