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Opinion: Who are Ennahda’s real rivals?

Opinion: Who are Ennahda’s real rivals?

According to the accepted political reality in Tunisia, the Islamist Ennahda’s Movement’s rivals are the Left-wing political parties that are looking to the future. This is true, to some extent; their opposition to Ennahda is political and ideological, but it is also...
What next for Tunisia?

What next for Tunisia?

Tunis, Asharq Al-Awsat—Since the crisis following the elections of October 23, 2011, sudden changes in the political scene have not been unusual in Tunisia. The elections led to a coalition government with a relative majority for the Islamic Renaissance...
Tunisian Déjà-Vu

Tunisian Déjà-Vu

The same setting, same strategy, same weapon, same political inclination of the victim, and same tears from a now fatherless child: Last Thursday morning in Tunisia was, for many, a morbid reminder of Chokri Belaid’s assassination in February, less than six months...