Regions / Tunisia
Tunisian women were at the forefront of their revolution, and they are trying to make their voices heard in the transition as well.
The "Tunisian Miracle" of dictator Ben Ali offered economic progress in exchange for civil liberties and thus sowed the seeds of discord.
If Baby Doc returned to Haiti, why not Ben Ali to Tunisia?
Tunisia is not the only democracy movement in the Muslim world, but will the United States provide consistent support to them all?
Will Tunisia be the beginning of the Arab world's 1989?
Why has the mainstream media taken a pass on covering the Tunisian crisis?
In recent decades, largely nonviolent insurrections such as Tunisia's have toppled corrupt authoritarian rulers from the Philippines to Serbia to the Ukraine.
Tunisia has reached the point where the military seems to be trying to protect the people from the president.
Once again, the U.S. seems to prefer the devil it knows in President Ben Ali.
According to the Guardian, Ben Ali's regime has a fin de siecle feel.