Yemen and the Arab Awakening

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February 27, 2011
by Justin Raimondo  
Posted in Commentary

"Tens of thousands gather in the streets of Sa’na, demanding the ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh -- it’s the Yemeni edition of the Great Arab Awakening sweeping the Middle East and toppling governments previously counted as US allies. Aside from framing events within this rather broad narrative, however, what is really going on inside Yemen -- and why is it important to the rest of the world? What can we, as outsiders, really say about events there that has any reality apart from the ideological narratives we invent for our own purposes?" (02/28/11)  

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