Randy (31 Jan 2011)
"I'm confused...Obama/Hillary want Egypt to "hear the people"......but why didn't they say this to Iranians in 2009???"

Clinton made it clear that "We support the universal rights of the Egyptian people including the rights to freedom of expression, association and assembly, and we urge the Egyptian authorities not to prevent peaceful protests or block communications, including on social media sites. We believe strongly that the Egyptian government has an important opportunity at this moment in time, to implement political, economic and social reforms to respond to the legitimate needs and interests of the Egyptian people.."