• Jonathan Laurence 5 February 2015
    This week, the Tunisian Islamist party Ennahda’s stamp of approval will allow the young democracy’s first post-transition government to achieve a majority in parliament. The party’s eagerness to seek consensus and participate in a government with its rivals has been praised for avoiding the militancy of other Islamist parties in the region. In the short term, however, the larger secularist party Nida Tounes claims to be making the greater political compromise.
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