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Tunisia's Coming Islamist Economy

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.30.2011 | World
Daniel Wagner

As Tunisia prepares for democratic elections, foremost in the minds of many Tunisians is the potential rise of Islamist political parties, and the fear that religious politicians will engineer a merger between mosque and state.

Tunisian Prime Minister Resigns

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia's interim president chose a former government minister as a new prime minister on Sunday, appealing for a return to cal...

As African Tyrants Fall

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

The Tunisian people's revolution provides practical insights into the prerequisites for dismantling dictatorships in Africa. The first lesson is that when dictatorships end, their end could come with either a bang or a whimper.