Here is a sentence that will be immediately familiar to anyone who has ever followed even a little news out of the Middle East:
Journalists from the Qatari news outlet Al Jazeera were attacked by state security forces today and blanketed in tear gas, as they attempted to film an ongoing protest; this is the latest in a string of attacks on journalists by security forces.
Now see if you can guess the country. It's not Egypt. Not Tunisia.
Nope: this happened, exactly as described, in the United States of America on Wednesday night, in the Missouri town of Ferguson.
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