Then there are activists comparable to Mohamed Soltan, a U.S. citizen who was imprisoned and tortured in Cairo after 2013 and now advocates for Egyptian human rights from a base in Washington. In an try to silence him, the regime has repeatedly arrested members of his household in Egypt; his father, who was already imprisoned, disappeared. In a latest go to to Washington, Egypt’s spy chief, Abbas Kamel, demanded to know why the U.S. authorities had not confined Mr. Soltan to a U.S. jail. It’s stomach-turning to assume that such chutzpah could be rewarded with a $300 million exemption.
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