Tunisia Protests: Is This The First WikiLeaks Revolution?

01/13/2011 06:51 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Foreign Policy

Tunisians didn't need any more reasons to protest when they took to the streets these past weeks -- food prices were rising, corruption was rampant, and unemployment was staggering. But we might also count Tunisia as the first time that WikiLeaks pushed people over the brink. These protests are also about the country's utter lack of freedom of expression -- including when it comes to WikiLeaks.

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