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USAID tamped down internal criticism over Egypt work: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Auditors and employees at the U.S. Agency for International Development say critical assessments of the agency's work in Egypt were removed from a report before it was released by the agency's inspector general, the Washington Post reported on Thursday. The 21-page report was trimmed to nine pages and among the details cut was the payment of $4.6 million in what was described as bail money to the Egyptian government in 2012 to free 16 American non-government workers who had been arrested, the newspaper said. The Americans were from organizations that USAID had hired to promote democratic programs in Egypt after President Hosni Mubarak was forced from office...