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A young Moroccan watches a video on Feb. 17, 2011, calling for demonstrations. Three days later, the demonstration organized by a coalition of groups took place in cities throughout the country.

Abdelhak Senna / AFP / Getty Images

Traditionally, intelligence agencies have relied on top-secret information to track changes in other countries. But wiretaps and secret intercepts didn't help U.S. officials predict the Arab Spring that has brought revolution across the Middle East and North Africa.

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