In order to assess the history, current state, and future course of Egypt-U.S. relations, dialogue participants debated the 30-year history of the strategic relationship between Egypt and the United States. Participants discussed the role of the United States in promoting democracy and human rights in Egypt, the impact of economic aid and the influence of public opinion on relations in both countries. Both Egypt Next-Generation Dialogues were held in cooperation with Egypt’s International Economic Forum.
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