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Daybreak: Democracy in the Streets

Plus Israel, Arab states push for stability, and more in the news

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Demonstrators near the Egyptian parliament building in Cairo this morning.(Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

• Day 16, and increasing strikes and work stoppages are only increasing the clamor for a more rapid transition than is currently in the works. [NYT]

• And yet even as protesters push for a faster timetable, democracy activists question if elections in the near future are feasible and will not prove counterproductive. [WP]

• U.S. regional allies—which is to say, several Arab states and Israel—have lobbied extremely hard for the United States to back a process that retains as much stability as possible. [NYT]

• To reinforce Israel’s message, Defense Minister Ehud Barak meets with Secretary of Defense Gates and others in Washington, D.C., today. [Laura Rozen]

• Good to know someone is still listening to Mohammed ElBaradei. (I’m being mean: Friedman also talks to Wael Ghonim, in many ways the protesters’ leader. But why does everything have to be “post-ideological” with him?) [NYT]

• A Jewish refugee from Austria who fought hard and sucessfully—in her 80s—to recover several Gustav Klimt works that had belonged to har family died at 94. [NYT]

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