Maybe. But there are unique conditions at play in each regional state.
01/18/2011 12:26 pm
A number of copycat self-immolations across the Middle East are raising questions about whether the protests that drove Tunisia's Ben Ali could soon threaten other Arab autocrats.
01/18/2011 08:55 am
What I'm reading this morning.
01/18/2011 08:11 am
That's the question posed by Jennifer Rubin, a conservative blogger for the Washington Post.
01/17/2011 05:07 pm
The tenuous connection? France.
01/17/2011 02:36 pm
Tunisia's 'Jasmine Revolution' is still under way, with fighting in the capital today. Here are some of the key players driving events.
01/17/2011 09:25 am
After popular protests forced the ouster of President Zine Al-Abidine Ben Ali on Friday, sections of Tunisia's capital, Tunis, are now being patrolled by small groups of young men.
01/16/2011 04:25 pm
The Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia is being driven by flesh and blood and conditions on the ground, not because WikiLeaks 'revealed' to Tunisians the real face of a government they'd lived with their whole lives.
01/15/2011 05:17 pm
Tunisian protests serve as a red flag for other Arab autocracies, such as Egypt, where protesters yesterday called for President Mubarak to get on a plane, too.
01/15/2011 04:14 pm
The overthrow of Tunisian President Zine Al-Abedine Ben Ali is a sign of political ferment both in Africa and in the Islamic world, fed by economic distress, political repression, and young people with the tools -- including mobile phones and Internet -- to make changes.
01/15/2011 08:56 am