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Weekend Reading: Tunisian Economics, Assad and the Jihadis, and Palestinians in Egypt

Tunisian lawyers demonstrate against the government's proposed new taxes, near the courthouse in Tunis, Tunisia (Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters).

Reading selections for the weekend of December 9, 2016.

December 9, 2016

Tunisian lawyers demonstrate against the government's proposed new taxes, near the courthouse in Tunis, Tunisia (Zoubeir Souissi/Reuters).
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Francis Ghiles finds that persistent economic problems threaten the stability and success of Tunisia’s democratic transition.

Elias Muhanna speculates on the relationship between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and jihadi groups.

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Heba Afify takes a look at the difficulties and challenges that Egypt’s Palestinians face.

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