Often held up as the only democratic success story to come out of the Arab Spring, Tunisia has struggled through a decade of consistent unrest and poor economic growth. This all came to a head on 25 July when president, Kais Saied, activated article 80 of the Constitution thus suspending the activities of parliament and parliamentary immunity, and dismissing Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi. Our middle East and North Africa experts sit down to talk about the incidents that led to this soft coup, what we believe is next to come, and how this is going to further influence the economic trajectory of the county.
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