Arab Spring Update

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Unrest continues across the Middle East, with fears of a civil war escalating in Yemen and repercussions from the brutal killing of 13-year-old Hamza al-Khatib continuing to rock Syria. As the death toll continues to climb, what are the political and social consequences for Arab regimes, and how do these protests affect U.S.-Arab relations?


Joshua Landis, associate professor and director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma and author of the "Syria Comment" newsletter

Nasser Arrabyee, reporter for The New York Times reporting from Yemen

Stacey Philbrick Yadav, director of the Middle East Studies Program at Hobart and William Smith College