Thursday, November 10, 2011

Reading various papers on: "The Arab Uprisings "

On October 23, 2011, Tunisians voted for an assembly to draft a new constitution, paving the way for long-awaited presidential elections. Moderate Islamist party al-Nahda claimed a plurality of the vote, leading some to wonder about the future of economic and social reforms. Observers around the world continue to gauge the outcome of the landmark vote and whether it will augur well for the next chapter of the Arab Spring. The following materials provide expert analysis and essential background on some of the central issues facing the countries in the throes of this historic transformation.