February 14, 2012 A year after an uprising began in the Gulf nation much remains the same. Government security forces used tear gas and stun grenades to stop protests before they began.
January 6, 2012 Nabeel Rajab said the beating "was [the] minimum cost for freedom and justice." Rajab was detained by security forces for participating in an anti-government protest.
November 23, 2011 The king pledged to heed the recommendations of the report, but just as the report was released, security forces continued their violent crackdown on protesters.
June 8, 2011 Many teams objected to racing in a country where the government cracked down harshly on reform-minded protesters.
March 16, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the week in politics with the political junkie, and the latest developments in Bahrain. In the second hour, a new reality in Japan and aid efforts underway in the country.
March 14, 2011 Bahrain gets troops from other Gulf nations to put down protests
March 7, 2011 While much of the world's attention remains focused on Libya and leader Moammar Gadhafi's battle to remain in power, developments continue in other countries in northern Africa and the Middle East.
February 18, 2011 Pro-government rally in Bahrain is peaceful; violent anti-government protests in Libya; Wisconsin state senate Democrats hide to avoid vote; Dale Earnhardt Sr. death anniversary
February 17, 2011 Today's Talk of the Nation: the Congressional debate over funding public broadcasting, Oscar-nominated documentary Inside Job, the protests taking place in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and a study that links global warming with extreme weather events.