Case anyone’s wondering….
Obama State Department: Egypt Is An Ally Despite What Obama Says . "The State Department affirmed Egypt's legal status as an ally Thursday - an apparent contradiction to what President Obama said in a Wednesday interview. Asked repeatedly if the State Department still considered Egypt a major non-NATO ally - a designation they were awarded in 1989 - State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said simply: 'Yes.'" (Byron Tau, "State Dept: Egypt's Still An Ally," Politico, 9/13/12)