New Clashes in Bahrain Between Authorities and Protestors

Via the BBC:  Bahrain unrest: Manama erupts in violence.

Thankfully, the report reports only the usage of tear gas and rubber bullets, rather than live ammunition (given that seven protestors were killed by police in the first round of protests).

Not, by the way, that being pelted with rubber bullets and tear gas is to be considered nothing.

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter