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Lack of Jobs Greater Threat Than Jihadists, Analysts Warn

Rights activists and economists have been warning for months that growing disaffection among young jobless Tunisians would soon test the stability of the country. They say the government has failed to even outline a plausible program to develop Tunisia economically, especially to help develop distressed rural areas, which have become recruiting grounds for jihadists. Their fears were borne out this week when Tunisia became engulfed in violent street protests and attacks on police...

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