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#3 Tunisia Blog: Ramadan, last weeks, July 13

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on July 16, 2015

During Ramadan, the rhythms of daily life are disrupted in a month-long fast from sunrise to sunset. Everyone except the very young, pregnant wome

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#2 Tunisia Blog: Airport Transit — First Impressions July 8th

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on July 16, 2015

Unlike Morocco and other parts of the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), there are no direct flights to Tunisia. You have to travel throu

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#1 Tunisia Blog: Snapshots of Post-Revolutionary Tunisia: July 10, 2015

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on July 9, 2015

Fairfield University history professor Dr. Silvia Marsans-Sakly returns to Tunisia, the heart of Arab Spring, for study on questions of state, soc

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The American Committee for East-West Accord

Submitted by Carolyn Arnold on June 25, 2015

A message from David W. McFadden, Ph.D., Professor of History and Director, Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies Program The Russian,

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