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Inside Tunisia's Extremist Breeding Ground


The small North African country of Tunisia is considered a leading exporter of foreign fighters. Analysts estimate up to 7,000 or more of its citizens have joined Islamic State and other militant groups in Iraq, Syria and Libya. A striking percentage come from Ben Guardene, one of Tunisia’s poorest towns, located just 30 kilometers from the Libyan border. Lisa Bryant was there and has this report on a rising threat facing Tunisia’s young democracy.

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