Baby Steps in Belaïd Investigation as Tunisia Remains Paralyzed

Last week, Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki was called as a witness in front of the judge in charge of the investigation into the February assassination of opposition activist Chokri Belaïd. On March 5, the new Prime Minister Ali Larayedh announced that the alleged suspect had been identified as a Tunisian from the Jedouba region who […]

A Failure, a Resignation, and the New Tunisian Prime Minister

  Tunisia has often been heralded as an exception to the social and political chaos that plagues the region. The Jasmine Revolutions that took place there catalyzed the region’s Arab Spring Revolutions. The country’s relative lack of instability after the revolution was considered a success. However, the political assassination of the left opposition’s Chokri Belaid […]