Osama Bin Laden and pro-democracy uprisings in the Middle East

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Photo of a protest in Egypt (Image by Wikimedia user Essam Sharaf (cc:by-sa))

Osama Bin Laden and Al Qaeda haven't had much of a roll in the "Arab spring" uprising throughout the Middle East. Shadi Hamid, director of research at the Brookings Doha Center, analyzes what Bin Laden's death will mean to the movements.

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