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The U.S. Embassy in the Egyptian capital issued impassively worded warnings to Americans in Egypt and promptly closed its doors Wednesday afternoon, only three days after reopening the diplomatic compound that was shuttered last week because of a terrorist threat.
The United States has poured billions of dollars into Pakistan to fight terrorism since 2002, but Pakistani officials "diverted" much of the aid for other purposes, according to classified cables from a U.S. ambassador who served three years in Islamabad.
"This is evidence that new and better things are to come for Juarez," he said.