Evolution of the Arab Spring

US Consulate Attack In Benghazi
An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the US consulate compound in Benghazi late on September 11, 2012. An armed mob protesting over a film they said offended Islam, attacked the US consulate in Benghazi and set fire to the building, killing one American, witnesses and officials said.
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In the wake of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, we'll look at the evolution of the Arab Spring. Could tension between Islamists and secularists threaten the stability of the new governments in Egypt and Libya and create further unrest in the region?

Eric Schwartz, dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota, will join The Daily Circuit Friday to talk about the developing news. Nancy Youssef, Middle East reporter for McClatchy Newspapers, will also join the discussion.

Do the anti-American protests in the Arab world and the attack in Benghazi change your views of the presidential candidates? Comment on the blog.

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