Category Archives: Tunisia

G8 ‘Marshall Plan’ for Arab Spring Nations Falls Short

G8 ‘Marshall Plan’ for Arab Spring Nations Falls Short from Informed Comment by Juan The 8 wealthiest industrial countries, meeting at the G-8, urged that the world give Egypt, Tunisia and liberated Libya (‘emerging democracies in the Arab world’) some $40 billion in aid. … Continue reading

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Revolution is in the Air: 5/15/11: Palestinian flags in Tahrir Square

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog — Special Weekend Edition from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell EVENTS FROM JADALIYYA from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Who will cover Oman protests from The Angry Arab … Continue reading

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It’s Official: Tunisia Now Freer than the U.S.

It’s Official: Tunisia Now Freer than the U.S. from Informed Comment by Juan 3 people liked this Tunisian Prime Minister Béji Caïd Essebsi announced on Monday the dissolution of the country’s secret police arm. This step toward democracy is the most important … Continue reading

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Class analysis of Tunisia

Class analysis of Tunisia from The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب by noreply@blogger.com (As’ad AbuKhalil) Khelil wrote me this (I cite with his permission and I can confirm his analysis.  I have indeed received emails from irate Tunisians who told … Continue reading

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