Essential Reading to Understand The Headlines

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

US Looking for a New Friend in Yemen As President Hints of Coup and of Stepping Down While Saudis Will Have Elections in April

Yemen leader says he's ready to step down by year-end - USATODAY.com http://usat.ly/gbdIjQ

Yemen president warns of coup, civil war | Reuters http://reut.rs/eX7Cxs

US sees few good options if Yemen government falls http://bit.ly/fJ2kMc

Syrian opposition figure says citizens crave reform | Reuters http://reut.rs/hEJgSc

Syria Police Use Teargas To Quell Daraa Protests - Activist - WSJ.com http://on.wsj.com/eBm2v7

Malaysia supports Saudi Arabia, GCC peace actions in Bahrain - People's Daily Online http://bit.ly/hqoFaY

Saudi Arabia to hold municipal elections in April - FoxNews.com http://fxn.ws/fDPlIn