Peaceful protectors empower by information marched a powerful dectator out of his office and palace. The military might, equipped withh all kinds of weapons could not stop the unarmed millions. Information organized them; information (via TV veiwing) protected them for the most part against atrocities (who would attack civilians while cameras are rolling?!). Peaceful, purposeful, and ligitim protest can indeed achieve it's goals. The Palestinians can learn something from the Egyptians!
Gunmen in Egypt kill guard outside Niger embassy (Reuters)
from the article: Jubilation on Egypt streets at Mubarak resignation