Below is a NY Times link about how the president of Tunisia fled from country. The interesting line in the article was
"For the first time in the month of protests, large numbers of young women joined the crowd, almost none wearing any form of Islamic veil."
Add the following about the new man who took over from Ben Ali
I am glad that the jerk is gone from Tunisia but the relative ease with which western powers allowed this to happen makes me think that it is a controlled implosion experiment. If it succeeds (meaning it does not produce veils and beards) in Tunisia it might be repeated in other "friendly" Arab countries.
What do you think?