Middle East: rafting the river of change – NY discusses

With long standing leaders toppled in North Africa by popular revolts, and other leaders there and in the Middle East under intense pressure, it is uncertain when or how the Arab turmoil will end.

­Was the cascading unrest to be expected? What is to become of the Middle East and worldwide community?

Web journalist Lori Harfenist, also known as 'The Resident', hits the streets of New York to gauge reaction to the Arab world’s protests.