Anti-government protests that started in Tunisia and Egypt, have now spilled over into Iran, Yemen, Bahrain and other countries.
Last year, Walid Phares released the book The Coming Revolution: Struggle for Freedom in the Middle East. It appears that revolution is now sweeping across the region.
CBN News spoke with Phares about how regimes are responding, and what's likely to happen to Christians caught in the unrest.
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