Tunisia: an American abroad in the midst of revolution

The Takeaway
Weeks of protests have changed Tunisia forever. The 23-year rule of President Zine al-Abidene Ben Ali ended as he left the country and his government, fleeing to Saudi Arabia. Life in the capital, Tunis, was disrupted by gun battles between the Tunisian army and militia still loyal to Ben Ali. However, daily life is now returning to normal. Renee Rutta is a New Yorker who has been living in Tunis with her family for almost a year. She says she will stay as long as she feels safe.