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Fighting intensifies in Yemen

Protestors in Yemen have managed to politically isolate longtime U.S. ally President Ali Abullah Saleh. Yet Saleh still manages to hang on. One hundred demonstrators have died, including four on Tuesday. The U.S. shifted its position earlier this week and is now urging a negotiated power transfer.

Clive Jones, chair of Middle East Studies at the University of Leeds, offers analysis of the latest events in Yemen.

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