Posts Tagged ‘Ultra conservative Sunnis’

Arab spring threatened by Salafism

Friday, February 15th, 2013

A series of repressive dictatorships have been brought down in north Africa, but the ensuing struggles for power have left a vacuum that has allowed the rise of an extremist movement that is gathering both force and supporters. Late last year, largely unnoticed in the west,┬áTunisia‘s president, Moncef Marzouki, gave an interview to Chatham House’s┬áThe Read more