Leader Development & Education for Sustained Peace Program: Cross-Cultural, Geopolitical & Regional Education

LDESP Africa News Update – October 2014


The focus of the October 2014 edition of the LDESP Africa News Update includes articles, reports and analysis regarding Tunisia, as well as a look at recent news emerging from Morocco.

What’s inside:

In Review: “Tunisia Strikes Back”

Tunisia: 27 Presidential Candidates Are Approved,” New York Times

Tunisia Signs New Constitution into Law,” Al Jazeera

How Tunisia is Turning into a Salafist Battleground,” The Atlantic

Shabab al-Tawhid: The Rebranding of Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia?” The Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Report: “The Unfinished Revolution – Bringing Opportunity, Good Jobs and Greater Wealth to All Tunisians,” World Bank

Morocco News Headlines

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