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Tunisia is not Iran

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Submitted by Philippe (United States), Jan 18, 2011 at 23:18

The differences between Tunisia and 1979 Iran are huge. If there is a country, in the arab world, that has a chance at true democracy, it is Tunisia. The Tunisians will, in their majority, reject the islamists. Though the economic situation and the lack of growth, even with a non corrupt and democratic governement, will certainly present an opportunity for the islamists

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