Pro-democracy movements in Libya, Bahrain

February 21, 2011

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Anti-government protesters wave flags and demonstrate in Pearl Square in Manama, Bahrain.

Despite his son's early morning address threatening civil war, Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi appears to be losing his grip on power. Protesters claim they have control of Libya's second city, Benhghazi. And demonstrators clashed with government forces in Tripoli. In Bahrain, demonstrators began to set up tents in Pearl Square after security forces withdrew on Friday. We'll get a sense of where the pro-democracy movents are headed with Middle East scholar Joseph Kechichian.