Tunisians took to the streets Sunday to protest what the perceive is an overt attempt by President Kais Saied to grab all state power.
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Tunisia’s President Kais Saied has made no clear statements about the country’s future two months after assuming full executive control.
Kais Saied has been sacked by Tunisia’s troubled politicians as an experienced outsider despite a landslide in the 2019 presidential.
Tunisia is disintegrating, where the Arab Spring began. It may, however, not be too late to salvage the country’s shaky democracy.
Tunisia faced its worst crisis in a decade of democracy Monday, when President Kais Saied deposed the cabinet and halted parliament.
Tunisia’s political troubles have been worsened by a rapidly declining health condition as the Delta form of the coronavirus gains hold.
The power struggle between Tunisia’s President and the country’s Prime Minister persists as the two wrestle control of the security forces.
Tunisia is mired in a protracted political impasse, with rising tensions and fears for its future and the Arab world’s democratic values.
Out of Egypt, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Bahrain and Tunisia, six Arab Spring countries, only Tunisia has successfully transitioned to democracy.
Westerners’ interpretations of events and Arabs’ perceptions of themselves are still muddled a decade after the Arab Spring.