Tunisian Protests Spark 'Political Tsunami' Across Middle East

US Ambassador to Tunisia Explains the Situation

Thursday, January 27, 2011

A Tunisian demonstrator throws a rock during clashes with security forces on Mohamed V avenue in Tunis on January 14, 2011. (FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty)

It's been almost two weeks since Tunisia's ousted President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family fled the country in the face of massive street rallies. The anti-government protest have continued in Tunisia and the country has issued an international arrest warrant for the former president. U.S. ambassador to Tunisia, Gordon Gray explains the roots of the current situation and how it could change in the near future.


Amb. Gordon Gray

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Sitara Nieves

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