A grass-roots revolution outmaneuvered Mubarak's powerful regime. But bringing real democratic reform to Egypt will be harder without clear leadership.
Moments after Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's resignation was announced Friday, protesters who had gathered outside his official residence in Cairo erupted in joy.
Mubarak stepped down 18 days after a leaderless revolution emerged in Cairo to press for the end of the president's 30-year reign. Now the matter of leadership becomes much more pressing.