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2011 jail breaks become political issue in Egypt
31, 1996 file photo, Islamic militants await their verdict as Egyptian policemen sit on guard in a court in Cairo.
U.S. Department of Defense
Hagel Reaffirms U.S. Commitment to Egypt's Emerging Democracy
On the fourth day of his inaugural trip to the Middle East, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spent time here today with Egypt's top government and defense officials, reaffirming U.S. support for that country's fledgling democracy.