EU questions aid to Egypt as violence rages

Egyptian protesters stand on a fence by the Nile River during a protest against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi near Tahrir Square on Feb. 1, 2013 in Cairo, Egypt. Protests continued across Egypt nearly one week after the second anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution that overthrew former President Hosni Mubarak on Jan. 25, 2011.

As violence escalates and criticism grows of Egypt's military-backed regime, American and European aid to Egypt is now under greater scrutiny. Marketplace's Stephen Beard joins Morning Report host Mark Garrison to discuss.

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Stephen Beard is the European bureau chief and provides daily coverage of Europe’s business and economic developments for the entire Marketplace portfolio.

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