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Tunisia Has A Democracy, If They Can Keep It

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.23.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- Tunisia, where the Arab Spring first arose, has a new democratically elected government following presidential elections over the weeken...

Tunisia's Adenauer: The 'Old Man' Essebsi

Sasha Toperich | Posted 12.16.2014 | World
Sasha Toperich

It's a recurrent motto in the Arab region: revolutions make things worse. The so-called Arab Spring went from a bad situation for many in the region to a truly terrible one, with one notable exception -- Tunisia.

The Beleaguered Tunisian Model

Neil Hicks | Posted 10.06.2014 | World
Neil Hicks

If the United States really wants to see human rights and democracy take root and flourish in the Arab region there is at least one thing it can do to advance that objective: ensure that Tunisia's transition to democracy succeeds.

Tunisia Seeks New Prime Minister As Political Crisis Deepens

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | World

By Tarek Amara TUNIS, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Tunisian leaders began the search for a new prime minister on Wednesday to try to lead the No...

Tunisia's Revolution, an Example for the Region?

John L. Esposito | Posted 03.31.2012 | World
John L. Esposito

"People thought: you get democracy, you get jobs," Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki explained to us, as he described the fragility and urgency of the situation facing his government.

Tunisia Breaks With Years Of Dictatorship

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 02.12.2012 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia's newly elected president promised at his swearing-in ceremony Tuesday to be a leaders for all Tunisians. Veteran righ...

Tunisia Expected To Elect Human Rights Activist Interim President

AP | BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 02.11.2012 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia — Tunisia's new assembly chose a veteran rights activist Monday as the country's first democratically elected president. Moncef ...

Tunisia Picks New Interim Prez

AP | By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA | Posted 11.15.2011 | World

TUNIS, Tunisia -- A veteran human rights activist was selected as Tunisia's new interim president on Tuesday, a party official says. Moncef Marzouki,...