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9 March 2011

Unrest in North Africa and the Middle East

For the week of March 13th, 2011

Guests: Ragui Assaad, professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota; Bill Beeman, chair of the Anthropology Department at the University of Minnesota

Issues: Protests in Egypt; The aftermath of the revolution; The role of technology and social media; The political and social context of the revolution; Protests throughout the Arabic world; Libya’s struggle; International options for intervention in Libya; Instituting a ‘No Fly’ zone over Libya

Part 1

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