‘Birthplace’ of Arab Spring Suffers Growing Pains

September 15, 2015 02:33 PM
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A U.S. official says Tunisia is under "tremendous pressure" from terrorist attacks as it works to build and enact democratic reforms. Tom Malinowski, an assistant secretary of state who visited Tunis this month, told VOA some of that pressure is from neighboring Libya, where attacks by IS-affiliated militants have heightened regional instability. VOA State Department correspondent Pam Dockins reports.