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Syria, Bahrain Still Feel Arab Spring Aftershocks

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The Arab Spring is in its second autumn, but violent upheaval in Syria and Bahrain indicates the uprisings are not over. Guest host Celeste Headlee discusses what's in store for two countries the U.N. calls the biggest human rights offenders. She speaks with Al Jazeera's Abderrahim Foukara and Maren Turner of Freedom Now.
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