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Tunisia’s protest wave: where it comes from and what it means
January traditionally has been Tunisia’s month for political drama — a general strike in January 1978; a Libyan-supported insurrection in January 1980; bread riots in January 1984. This year, however, January will be hard-pressed to top the previous December. The last two weeks of 2010 witnessed the most dramatic wave of social unrest in Tunisia ...
BY CHRISTOPHER ALEXANDER | JANUARY 3, 2011, 12:02 PM
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