After the Arab Spring: Turmoil and Change in the Middle East

Nearly two years have passed since events in Tunisia began the chain of events often called the Arab Spring. In that time, the Middle East and North African have seen revolution, repression, democracy, civil war, aggravated sectarian strife, and renewed terrorism. At RAND's recent Politics Aside 2012 event, Ambassador Charles Ries, Vice President, RAND International, talks with Karen Elliott House, Alireza Nader, and David Rohde about what we can expect for 2013 and what it means for the United States and for the world.