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Weekend Reading: Rediscovering Saddam, Revisiting Tunisia’s Democracy, and Reviewing the Islamic State

June 12, 2015

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Victor Argo revisits the persona of longtime Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

Nadia Marzouki and Hamza Meddeb question the assumptions behind the claim that Tunisia is a democratic success story.

Malise Ruthven takes an inside look at the self-declared Islamic State as she reviews Abdel Bari Atwan’s latest book on the organizational efficiency and digital prowess of the terror group.

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