Bahrain Attempts Democracy NPR's Kate Seelye reports from Bahrain, on the steps the emirate is taking towards democracy. Last month the country approved a new charter rearranging the government into a constitutional monarchy. While the empire has gained a great deal of popularity from the move, past attempts at democracy in this state have met with conflict.

Bahrain Attempts Democracy

Bahrain Attempts Democracy

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NPR's Kate Seelye reports from Bahrain, on the steps the emirate is taking towards democracy. Last month the country approved a new charter rearranging the government into a constitutional monarchy. While the empire has gained a great deal of popularity from the move, past attempts at democracy in this state have met with conflict.