January 30, 2011 "We do not want to send any message about backing forward or backing back," she tells CNN when asked if the U.S. is backing away from the Egyptian leader. What America wants, says Clinton, is "a democratic Egypt."
January 29, 2011 Protesters have been demanding that Mubarak step down. The U.S. hasn't endorsed those calls. Should it?
January 27, 2011 Protests continue in major cities as demonstrators push for President Hosni Mubarak to cede power.
January 26, 2011 Clashes have been reported in Cairo and Suez. About 500 people have reportedly been arrested. Many of the protesters want President Hosni Mubarak to step down.
November 23, 2010 Nearly 30 years in office, Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has become a strong proponent of a market economy. Only vestiges remain of the state socialism that once defined Egypt. But the economy has unusual elements, at least to the Western eye.