Obama Sees Arab Spring As Moment Of Opportunity

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Ari Shapiro, White House correspondent, NPR

President Obama laid out his vision for U.S. policy in the Middle East, offering economic aid to Tunisia and Egypt and coming down hard on Syria's government. It was the president's first major speech on Middle East policy since the Arab Spring uprisings and the killing of Osama bin Laden.

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