Tunisian politics re-shuffle as country heads to first post-revolution election in the fall

July 8, 2011

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Rachid Ghannouchi, the leader of the Tunisian Islamist Movement Ennahdha, address reporters.

The Tunisian uprising jump-started protests throughout the Middle East. Elections scheduled for this month were postponed until October. The political reshuffling of the country's various political parties are split along Islamist and more secular lines. Malika Zeghal, French-born Tunisian and professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life at Harvard University, just returned from Tunisia. She joins us for a discussion on the post-revolution future of the country.