Tunisia: ‘Moderate’ Islamists Wave Al-Qaeda Flag

Posted by John Rosenthal

Rival protests in front of the parliament building in the Tunisian capital of Tunis on Saturday saw secular forces face off against Islamists. As a report from Euronews put it, many of the latter “supported Ennahda, the moderate Muslim party most successful in October’s elections.” But despite the talk of “moderation,” the distinctive black flag of al-Qaeda is clearly visible in both the Euronews footage and photographic documentation of the protests.

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