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Pittsburgh Native Chronicles How The Arab Spring Defined The Middle East

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Protesters shout slogans during a demonstration in Tunisia in 2011. Pittsburgh author Shelly Culbertson talks about traveling through the Middle East in the aftermath of the Arab Spring in her new book.

Pittsburgh native Shelly Culbertson describes a journey through six countries seeking to understand how the Arab Spring shaped the Middle East in her book "The Fires of Spring: A Post-Arab Spring Journey Through the Turbulent New Middle East." She joins us in studio to discuss her journey and where the Arab Spring nations stand today.  

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