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Dictators, Protesters and Extremists, Oh My!

When we last left off with Yemen, large factions of the military and numerous tribal leaders were dissenting from President Saleh. The protesters at University Square, who had been indiscriminately shot at just days before, were singing, dancing, and handing out roses to the troops that came to protect them.

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All Eyes on Libya

Fighting in Libya has intensified recently. With Gaddafi’s forces taking Brega, an Al Jazeera cameraman killed, France recognizing the opposition leaders as the legitimate Libyan government, and the Arab League’s request to impose a no-fly zone, there are loose strings flailing off in every direction.