How the Islamic State Came to Libya

The Islamic state is seemingly on the ascent in Libya. It controls territory, including the coastal city of Sirte, and over the past several weeks it has launched a series of spectacular attacks in Libya and Tunisia.So how did ISIS gain a foothold in L...

Could Instability in Libya Bring Down Tunisia?

There is trouble on Tunisia's southern border.Instability in Libya, which is fast becoming an ISIS redoubt, could cause serious discord in Tunisia, which despite it's challenges stands alone as the single Arab Spring success. So, could Libya bring Tunisia ...

Understanding the Tunisia Protests (Video)

One of the biggest global stories of the past two weeks is a rare display of public anti-government protests in Tunisia. Al Jazeera has a smart discussion of the roots of the protest movement, which was sparked by a huge un-employment crisis.