After a historic 18-day wave of pro-democracy demonstrations in Egypt, President Hosni Mubarak resigned and handed over power to the military. So how did it happen? How did unarmed civilians end decades of despotic rule in a matter of days? The National's Terence McKenna was on the ground in Cairo as the government collapsed. In this special documentary, he examines the key turning points that led to the unprecedented political uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. How much will the surprising new power of the Arab street alter the long-term balance of power in the area and its political future?