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  After protests, a new new beginning for Obama and the Arab world

Alison Stewart talks with Georgetown University’s John Esposito about President Obama’s efforts to redefine U.S. policy towards the Middle East and North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring.

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WikiLeaks cables: Political protests are not part of the ‘Egyptian mentality’

New diplomatic cables released during the protests reveal Egypt’s efforts to suppress political activity.

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Audio slideshow: Anatomy of a revolution

Octavia Nasr discusses the four weeks of intense demonstrations in Tunisia that led to the first peaceful revolution last week in the history of the Arab world.

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