The 'Youth Bulge' and Protests in the Middle East, North Africa

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Throughout the Middle East and North Africa, countries with young populations and high unemployment are seeing massive unrest. What does it mean when young men can't even afford to get married? We hear about the demand for immediate change and the potential consequences of frustrated expectations. Also, Gadhafi vows fight to the death as revolt moves to Tripoli. On Reporter's Notebook, after Congress, conservative Republicans have a second line of defense against President Obama: State Governors.

Banner image: Residents of the poverty-stricken rural Tunisia region of Sidi Bouzid and Kasserine lay on matresses in front of the Government palace in Tunis on January 25, 2011. Photo: Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images



Warren Olney