Shia Muslim women chant anti-government slogans during a protest over the killing of a teenager in Bahrain on February 14, 2013. (Getty Images)
The Arab Spring is only two years old, but in that brief period there have been myriad seismic events, from Libya to Iraq in the northern crescent, coups and counter-coups, massive demonstrations, elections held and elections nullified, horrific violence and civil war, sectarian confrontation and dozens of terrorist acts. For a long time no identifiable pattern could be discerned. Recently, however, evidence of a strategic realignment taking place in the Middle East has emerged.
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