Why does liberal Tunisia still struggle with extremists?
- Omar Safi
|Title||Why does liberal Tunisia still struggle with extremists?|
|Degree of recognition||International|
|Media name/outlet||Egypt Independent|
|Description||For a country that is held up as a model democracy in the region, Tunisia is still struggling with radicalism, despite its success in the wake of the 2011 Arab Spring. Middle East analysts have found Tunisia to be a disproportionate source of recruits for the Islamic State (IS) group and attacks that have occurred from Berlin to Brussels in recent years - as well as multiple high-profile attacks on political leaders and tourists in Tunisia|