Egypt's anti-government protests intensified on Friday. Demonstrators calling for the ouster of longtime President Hosni Mubarak clashed with riot police firing tear gas, rubber bullets, and water cannons. Mubarak's regime has tried to squelch protestors' ability to communicate with each other by shutting down internet connections and cellphone service, but organizers still managed to rally thousands in the streets of Cairo for what they dubbed "Angry Friday." The Obama administration is openly supporting demonstrations sweeping across the Arab Middle East, and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged the Egyptian government to "respond to the legitimate needs" of its people. Should the U.S. be doing more to help the protesters?
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