Tear Gas Use Of Egypt's Security Forces

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Demonstrator Runing from Tear Gas in Cairo (Photo: Ramy Raoof/Flickr)

The use of tear gas by Egyptian security forces has drawn a lot of attention. Particularly since the tear gas canisters used in Egypt have "Made in the USA" labels. To find out more about what's in the canisters, Marco Werman speaks with Sven-Eric Jordt, assistant professor of pharmacology at Yale University.