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The Arab Spring and the Wars of Ramadan

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The so-called "Arab Spring" began with peaceful protests that led to hopes of non-violent revolution in Tunisia and Egypt. In Syria and Libya, dissent has led to bloody repression and civil war. We update the process of accomplishing change in the Arab Middle East. Also, President Obama looks for ways to revive a sputtering economy. On Reporter's Notebook, is a healthy diet only available to those who can afford it?

Banner image: Egyptians carry posters showing Egypt's ousted president, Hosni Mubarak, behind a noose as they gather outside the court set up in the Cairo Police Academy, August 03, 2011 for his trial and that of his two sons. Photo by Marwan Naaman/AFP/Getty Images