Monday, April 25, 2011

The End of Arab Police States?

1.The End of Arab Police States?

Protests continued in Yemen Sunday, despite President Ali Abdullah Saleh's promise to leave after 32 years in power. Yemen's police have killed scores since demonstrations began earlier this year, and some worry that Saleh's remaining month in power will cause even more clashes and deaths. The Daily Beast's Bruce Riedel reports on how Saleh's eventual departure could mark the beginning of the end of the police state era in the Middle East—and why the U.S. is uneasy to see it go.

Read it at The Daily Beast

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