General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, who is close to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, says he is backing the protest movement against the regime. Two other senior army commanders are also reported to have resigned.
We talk with Hakim Almasmari publisher and editor of The Yemen Post. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University helps explain the democracy movements all across the Middle East.
To assess the political stability in Yemen and what it means for the United States, we talk with Wallace A. Terrill, professor at the Strategic Studies Institute at the U.S. Army War College and Natalia Antelava, BBC reporter.
What's driving this sudden wave of unrest across the Middle East? We hear from BBC Middle East editor Magdi Abdelhadi from Tunis, Tunisia, along with Hakim Almasmari, editor in chief of The Yemen Post in Sana, Yemen.
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