Middle East Watch
The alternative press revue for a free Middle East

December 2019

Amy Aisen Kallander

Amy Aisen Kallander is a historian of Tunisia and assistant professor of Middle East history at Syracuse University

Articles de cet auteur

  • Tunisia’s Post-Ben Ali Challenge: A Primer

    Sunday 30 January 2011
    The January 14 departure of Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali amidst popular protests was a long overdue demonstration of the possibility for genuine democratization in the Arab world. Mohamed Bouazizi, the street vendor whose self-immolation set off the protests, tapped a deep vein of anger in Tunisian society at police harassment and the general arbitrariness of the state, but also at severe, endemic economic inequality sharpened now by rising global food prices. It remains to be (...) continue continue

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