Mideast Arab Spring Stalled

  FILE - In this July 7, 2011, file video image taken from a prerecorded video and broadcast on Yemen state TV from Saudi Arabia, Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh lashed out at opponents seeking to drive him from power in his first public appearance since he was injured last month. What appeared an unstoppable groundswell for change across the Middle East earlier this year, has splintered into scattered and indecisive conflicts that have left thousands dead and Western policy makers juggling roles ranging from NATO airstrikes in Libya to worried bystanders in Syria and Yemen.(AP Photo/Yemen state TV, File) NO ACCESS YEMEN
FILE - In this July 7, 2011, file video image taken from a prerecorded video and broadcast on Yemen state TV from Saudi Arabia, Yemen's embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh lashed out at opponents seeking to drive him from power in his first public appearance since he was injured last month. What appeared an unstoppable groundswell for change across the Middle East earlier this year, has splintered into scattered and indecisive conflicts that have left thousands dead and Western policy makers juggling roles ranging from NATO airstrikes in Libya to worried bystanders in Syria and Yemen.(AP Photo/Yemen state TV, File) NO ACCESS YEMEN

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