In Tunisia: Cost of terrorism is strangling higher education

TUN130409AA001TUNIS — Tunisia, often praised internationally as the sole success story from the 2011 Arab uprisings, has the will to improve higher education, but hasn’t yet found the way.

The country’s continuing economic crisis and increased efforts to combat terror are blocking efforts to improve the quality of its universities. The latest terrorist attack, which resulted in the deaths of at least 37 people at a beach resort, may serve to reinforce the flow of money away from education and toward security efforts.

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