The state that gave rise to the Arab Spring would thus become the second fruit of the movement for liberty in the Arab world, after
Morocco. See my post from June of 2011, Morocco, First
Fruits of the Arab Spring, http://williamcinfici.blogspot.com/2011/06/morocco-first-fruits-of-arab-spring.html.
The Tunisian constitution is the result of compromise between moderate Islamists, leftists and liberals, who worked two years to reach consensus on the document. It will now up to the Tunisians to abide by their constitution in the same spirit of pluralism they demonstrated in drafting it.
The resolution of the constitutional question is expected to bring stability to
Tunisia, which should improve commerce and
restore good relations with the United
I congratulate Tunisia
and wish it well.
Just as Egypt, where Islamists were elected and created a constitution that entrenched them in dictatorship and did not respect human rights or the rights of minorities, served as a bad example for Tunisia, it is hoped that Tunisia will serve as a good example for Egypt.