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Eight Years After it Launched the Arab Spring, Tunisia Still Struggles With the Legacy of Dictatorship

Expand Families of those killed during the 2011 Tunisian revolution protest light sentences issued by military tribunals against former high officials in Tunis, April 16, 2014. © 2014 Nicolas Fauqu/Corbis via Getty Image On Monday, Tunisians once again commemorate the anniversary of their 2011 revolution, which also inspired the broader Arab Spring uprisings around the Middle East and North Africa. This year, once again, Tunisians and others are reexamining these events, trying to tease out their larger meaning. Many still look to Tunisia as a potential model for a successful democratic transition,…

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