WBEZ | Middle East Institute http://www.wbez.org/tags/middle-east-institute Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Tunisia’s uncertain political future and its impact on the Middle East http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/tunisia%E2%80%99s-uncertain-political-future-and-its-impact-middle-east <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/108318173.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The &quot;Jasmine Revolution&quot; in Tunisia has inspired people across the Middle East. The success of Tunisia&rsquo;s revolution is still up in the air it, but it looks like a pivotal moment for the region, especially with protests erupting in Cairo. <a href="http://mei.edu/Scholars/JosephK%C3%A9chichian.aspx" target="_blank">Joe Kechichian</a> is a scholar at the Middle East institute in Washington, DC and CEO of Kéchichian &amp; Associates, LLC, a consulting partnership that provides analysis on the Arabian/Persian Gulf region. He&rsquo;s author of &ldquo;Power and Succession in Arab Monarchies&rdquo; and gives us an update on the recent events there.</p></p> Tue, 25 Jan 2011 18:25:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/tunisia%E2%80%99s-uncertain-political-future-and-its-impact-middle-east