Regions / Tunisia
Given the history of Western support for corrupt secular governments, the popularity of moderate Islamist parties should come as little surprise--nor should it be cause for concern.
In Tunisia, the Obama administration has no choice but to make peace with political Islam.
Tunisia's economy is crying out for state intervention.
Tunisia's future is in the grasping hands of its new ruling party, Ennadha.
Deposed Tunisian President Zine al Abedine Ben Ali left a legacy of repression, torture, and death.
Although many challenges lie ahead, Ennahda's victory in Tunisia shows that the country is starting to work like a real democracy.
Behind the scenes, deposed Tunisian President Ben Ali's old security network is still a force to contend with.
Neither the protesters nor the transitional government will stand for anti-semitism in Tunisia.
Tunisian students are energized by the prospect of participating in government.
Fear that governments will remain intact with only cosmetic changes are not unfounded.