What has happened in Egypt and other parts of the Middle East is profoundly important for that region, but it also brings lessons to the so-called First World, struggling with its reworking of financial structures.
Egypt is the latest example of an ancient idea that began long before our nation was founded and will flourish long after all of us are gone. Government should be of the people, by the people, and for the people.
President Karzai recently threatened that he may join the Taliban. I think he badly needs to do that because his corrupt and inefficient government has already been helping in strengthening the Taliban.