Tunisia: Recent Developments and Policy Issues

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Report that discusses Tunisia's "Jasmine Revolution," the common term for President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's flight from the country following weeks of mounting anti-government protests. This report discusses how the Jasmine Revolution appears to have added momentum to anti-government sentiment in Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and other countries. This report discusses Tunisia's pro-democracy movement; concerns over potential instability in a previously secure, pro-Western area; U.S.-Tunisian relations; and Tunisia's push for for a greater focus on trade.

Creator(s): Arieff, Alexis
Location(s): Tunisia
Creation Date: January 18, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Arieff, Alexis

Analyst in African Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: January 18, 2011
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Tunisia
Description:

Report that discusses Tunisia's "Jasmine Revolution," the common term for President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's flight from the country following weeks of mounting anti-government protests. This report discusses how the Jasmine Revolution appears to have added momentum to anti-government sentiment in Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and other countries. This report discusses Tunisia's pro-democracy movement; concerns over potential instability in a previously secure, pro-Western area; U.S.-Tunisian relations; and Tunisia's push for for a greater focus on trade.

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17 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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