Tunisia elections: at source of Arab Spring, a focus on jobs, not jihad

October 26, 2014 11:36 AM

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Tunisia elections: at source of Arab Spring, a focus on jobs, not jihad

Voters in Tunisia, where an uprising in 2011 triggered the Arab Spring, are heading to the polls today. The country's tough economy, including high unemployment, is the dominant issue.

Kasserine, Tunisia — A line of new campaign posters on a wall in this western city helps explain why Tunisia is looking increasingly like the Arab world’s best hope for peace and democracy.

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