"The overriding objective is a period of stability during which secularists and other democratic elements of civil society can organize themselves for the coming elections and prevail. ElBaradei is a menace. Mubarak will be gone one way or the other. The key is the military. The United States should say very little in public and do everything behind the scenes to help the military midwife - and then guarantee - what is still something of a long shot: Egyptian democracy."
Best article I've seen on this subject. Charles offers a lot of insight regarding this situation, and gives his opinion on what America's involvement should be in this situation.
Read more here:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2011/02/03/AR2011020305173.html