Overview of Middle East Crackdowns and the (Varying) US Responses to Each



Pro Publica
02/23/2011

by Marian Wang ProPublica As protests—and crackdowns—have been rippling through the Middle East, the U.S. response has varied by country. For instance, while the Obama administration has been vocal about events in Iran, it has been relatively quiet about violence by pro-government forces in Yemen. Here’s a brief look at what’s happening in some key countries—and the U.S.’s response in each. BAHRAIN Relationship status with United States:...
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