Friday, February 18, 2011

The Bahrain Army Just Started Firing Machine Guns Right Into The Protesters

From Business Insider

...the army in Abharain have started firing live ammo directly at protesters, who were marching towards a hospital, which housed other injured protesters.
It's clear that unlike in Egypt -- where for the most part the Army was not violent in one direction or another -- the Bahrain royal family has control of its military, and is using it to crack down on protesters, a situation that will make things potentially more bloody.
Of course, Bahrain is a big pivot point for the region. If it falls, Saudi Arabia could conceivably go, which is why they're panicking there...

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