Having long suffered from Cairo’s neglect, the governorate has never realized its potential.
Tunisia an unprecedented opportunity for a democratic opening.
The recent election was about Tunisians wanting to distance themselves from the failures of established political figures and parties, and who they want to lead them into the future.
Only eight years after the uprising, Tunisians have shown that they learned, reproduced, and know democratic values.
Tunisians are preparing to choose a new president, even as their democracy is being consolidated.
Tunisia’s upcoming parliamentary elections may lead to a more fractured legislature.
Tunisia’s presidential runoff will be between two candidates whose views remain unclear.
Tunisia’s second presidential election was successfully held without any major disruptions, but an unconventional process and low voter turnout has left Tunisians with an unexpected choice.
Tunisia’s run-off election between two political outsiders reflects both the growing independence of Tunisia’s democratic institutions and the pent-up public demands for improved service delivery and redressing social inequities.
For the Algerian People’s National Army, the priority is to defend the political order and its prerogatives in it.