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'Resentment simmers' in Bahrain

Washington has urged Bahrain to show restraint in the way it deals with protesters. Four were killed and hundreds injured by its heavy crackdown over the past few days.

Correspondent Kevin Connolly reports from Salmaniya hospital where many of the protesters have gathered and historian Robert Lacey explains the geo-political context of the protests.

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