The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Tunisians Decide to Go Secular

    Stand aside, Islamists, the votes are counted. Tunisia has resoundingly chosen the party known as Nida Tounes — Tunisia’s Call — and veered secular in parliamentary elections. It was a blow to Islamist party Ennahda, which has struggled to lead the home of ancient Carthage since sweeping into power in 2011’s Arab Spring. Ennahda now has a minority with 69 seats, while Nida Tounes has 85. That’s not enough for the secularists to rule alone, but it’s enough to make them eye next month’s presidential election with a smile.


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