Protests continue in Bahrain, with thousands of protesters taking to the main square in Manama. Michael Slackman, foreign correspondent for The New York Times reports from Bahrain.
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For the latest on news from that country, we turn to Michael Slackman, foreign correspondent for The New York Times. Zachary Lockman, Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History at New York University helps contextualize the situation.
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