The WSJ reports that the Bahraini army has left Pearl Roundabout and is turning crowd control to the police.
Read it here: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703407304576153730131759762.html
This was one of the protestors' demands and may be interpreted as good news by the protestors.
If so, that would encourage more protest actions; it could mean even more violence unless the government acts wisely.
Gene Sharp - Arabian Revolutionary Hero
On a related matter, seems that 83 year old US citizen Gene Sharp is the godfather of non-violent revolution. His free book 'From Dictatorship to Democracy ' can be downloaded in many languages here: http://www.aeinstein.org/