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Can northern Africa's discontent translate to democracy?

Clip: 04/19/2019 | 5m 23s

The demonstrations that have swept through northern Africa and ousted long-time strongmen are not yet over. Protesters in Sudan, Algeria, Libya and Mali are continuing to call for democratic reforms. Amid this moment of regional volatility, international power struggles threaten to push national dynamics past the breaking point. Nick Schifrin reports on North Africa's "spring of discontent."

Aired: 04/19/19

Rating: NR

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