Special Reports

January 14, 2011

WikiLeaks: U.S. ambassador warned Ben Ali unpopular

No one can say the Obama administration wasn't warned that Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, who fled his northern African nation Friday night, was unpopular with his people. That apparently was a regular theme of Ambassador Robert F. Godec, according to State Department cables made public last month by the website WikiLeaks.

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