Tunisia takes on militants, pushes back against Shariah law

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On January 15th, 2011, after the large demonstrations and the flight of former President Ben Ali, numerous military roadblocks were set up to arrest suspected looters.

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On January 15th, 2011, after the large demonstrations and the flight of former President Ben Ali, numerous military roadblocks were set up to arrest suspected looters.

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TUNIS, Tunisia (RNS) Militancy in the Arab world is often fueled by repressive political policies; many experts say Tunisia is wisely steering away from despotic edicts that have rocked Arab Spring movements in Egypt and Libya.