In the North African country of Tunisia, protests have resulted in the overthrow of the nation's long-time leader, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, who has since fled the country. We discuss the implications of the so-called "Jasmine Revolution" for Tunisia and the Middle East.
Tunisia's 'Jasmine Revolution'
Stephen Zunes, professor of politics and chair of Middle Eastern studies at the University of San Francisco, author of "Tinder-Box: U.S. Middle East Policy and the Roots of Terrorism" and Middle East editor at Foreign Policy In-Focus
Meriem Ben Salah, Ph.D candidate in mechanical engineering at UC Berkeley who was born and raised in Tunisia
Joel Brinkley, visiting professor in journalism at Stanford University and former Jerusalem bureau chief for the New York Times