Egypt providing cash to North Korea via weapon, missile purchases

As the Trump administration toughens economic sanctions against North Korea, another U.S. ally, Egypt, is providing Pyongyang with cash via weapons purchases. The purchases, which have upset President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi’s relations with the United States, led to a cut in military aid and touched off anger at the UN, have nevertheless continued, providing hard currency [...]


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Jon E. Dougherty is a political, foreign policy and national security analyst and reporter with nearly 30 years of experience in both fields. A U.S. Army veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, he holds BA in Political Science from Ashford University and an MA in National Security Studies/Intelligence Analysis from American Military University.