It was very exciting and moving for me to go to Tahrir Square and to have some sense of what those amazing days must have been like here in Cairo.
I’m so looking forward to helping in any way that we can in this transformation and all the work that needs to be done.
I was just saying to one of the ministers that we have an expression: It’s like drinking from a fire hose. There is so much to be done. But the United States stands ready to help in every way possible to translate what happened in Tahrir Square into the new reality for Egypt.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses for a photograph with members of the USMC "FAST Marines", a quick response team from Norfolk, Virginia, on duty at the US Embassy in Cairo, on March 16, 2011.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton walks with US Ambassador to Egypt Margaret Scoby, at the US Embassy in Cairo on March 16, 2011.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is greeted by the chief of Egypt's powerful Armed Forces Supreme Council, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, March 16, 2011.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gestures as she takes an unannounced walk through Tahrir Square, the epicentre of the 18 days of protests that overthrew long time ally Hosni Mubarak, on March 16, 2011, during her visit to Cairo where she also met the new Egyptian leaders.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waves as she walks through Tahrir Square during her visit in Cairo March 16, 2011.