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in response to reader comment: Developments in Tunisia are a welcome news

Submitted by Seamus Dafydd Dives MacNemi (United States), Jan 29, 2011 at 19:23

I have reason to believe that you are correct in your assessments of the situation in Tunsia for the reasons you have stated. Indeed, I see such popular revolts as much more threatening to the Islamist cause than anything that the Islamists could cause of themselves simply because it is a revolt against repression and there is nothing more corrupt and repressive than an Islamist dictatorship.

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