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A Chill Settles On Arab Spring

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Beyond Egypt, Libya is afflicted by armed militias. Syria is suffering a bloody civil war. Protests were quashed in Bahrain. Host Scott Simon talks with Edward Walker, former ambassador to Egypt and Israel, for a long view on the promise and payoff of the Arab Spring.
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