Tunisia: a coup does not solve a crisis, it worsens it

When Ben Ali came to power he said: “This is not a coup, but an act of redress. The law was being flouted, institutions were paralyzed …”

In a “democracy”, what post-revolution Tunisia has aspired to become, corruption is not combated by concentrating the three powers (executive, legislative and judicial) in the hands of a single man but by an independent justice which…