Where America Stands on Democracy in the Middle East

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An Egyptian army Captain identified as Ihab Fathi holds the national flag while being carried by demonstrators during a protest in Tahrir Square in Cairo on January 31, 2011.
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The United States is performing a difficult balancing act in how to respond to the tumult in Egypt. The Obama administration was quick to show support for protesters who are pushing for democratic reform in the Middle East, but hasn't forcefully called for the end to Mubarak's regime.

Stephen Kinzer, professor of international relations at Boston University, helps us understand exactly what the Obama administration's position is on the spread of democracy in the Middle East.