Dean Rohrer

突尼斯的“茉莉花革命”何去何从?

纽约——

我正试图全面理解突尼斯革命并思考其下一步的动向。我扫视了一眼书桌,上面摊着两份《纽约时报》,两份报纸的首页上都是有关突尼斯的报道。这两份报纸的出版日期相隔了23年之久。

第一份报纸有点发黄,已经起了皱褶。出版日期是1987年11月7日。通栏标题下的文章是:“突尼斯发生政变”。这篇文章报道了现代突尼斯的奠基人与突尼斯独立的英雄哈比卜·布尔吉巴(Habib Bourguiba)的下台。他的总理齐纳阿比丁·本阿里发动了一场不流血的政变,他在夜深人静时被赶下了台。

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