TITLE

Immolations Draw Attention to WikiLeaks Tunisia Cables (Part 2)

AUTHOR(S)
Prince, Rob
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Foreign Policy in Focus;12/24/2010, Special Section p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
This article presents an interview with political analyst Rob Prince about the political condition in Tunisia in 2010. Prince discusses the relationship of Tunisia with the U.S. under the administration of President Barack Obama. He explores the role of Tunisia in U.S. strategic and military goals. He also talks about the opposition to Tunisian President Ben Ali and the Trabelsi family.
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57213908

 

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