Political turmoil has engulfed Tunisia. Considered one of the Arab Spring’s success stories, Tunisia appeared, at least on the surface, to have a stable economy and government. It turns out it had neither.
The Tunisian prime minister has just ended a series of high-level meetings in Washington. Coming amid domestic calls for cutting U.S. foreign aid to a number of countries, including Tunisia, there is little doubt as to what would have been on Mr. Youssef Chahed’s agenda.