Episode #084: The Jasmine Revolution, Part II (feat. Amberin Zaman)

Author: Phil & Cooper

by Phil & Cooper Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019

The second of our two-part series on the anniversary of Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution, which led to the fall of their longtime dictator Ben Ali and the birth of the Arab Spring. Eight years later, Tunisia is considered to be the sole success story of the Spring, as they have been transitioning into a democracy since the revolution. Al-Monitor’s senior correspondent Amberin Zaman joins Phil and Cooper on this week’s podcast and discusses her recent travels to Tunisia, her meetings with their historic Truth and Dignity Commission, the security situation on their borders, and what lies ahead for the country.

Music: Si Lemhaf – “Ay Ay Ay” (Spotify | YouTube)

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