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Bumpy Transition Putting Tunisia’s Arab Spring at Risk

Tunisia remains the one hopeful story to come out of the Arab Spring, the only country in the region that overthrew a dictator and emerged a democracy. The often-bumpy transition, however, appears fragile, and optimism here is mixed with concern about the obstacles the country faces in establishing a thriving and pluralistic society. For European tourists sunning themselves on the country’s Mediterranean beaches, appearances can be deceptive. At first glance, coastal Tunisia seems...

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