Tunisia: game of mirrors

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Behind Tunisia’s economic problems is the failure of the President and the political elite to use their constitutional powers for a national effort to rebuild the economy.

Disturbances in Tunisia

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Chronic discontent in Tunisia erupted this week, spreading from one small town to the whole country. Some violence, hundreds arrested. The causes: political, social, economic. More clashes likely on Sunday.

Living together in Tunisia

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Tunisia is rich in diverse cultures, religions and races which has made it one of the most open-minded countries in the region. Yet resistance to plurality remains, in particular among Islamist groups.