Tunisian man investigates pictures of martyrs from the revolution

How foreign aid could hurt Tunisia’s transition to democracy

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Tunisia will soon become one of the world’s largest recipients of foreign aid. But this influx of foreign money could drown out demand for the kind of structural changes that are necessary to keep this fledgling democracy from yet more political instability.

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This article was written for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog based on my field research in Tunisia in 2016.