Mischa Benoit-Lavelle
Mischa Benoit-Lavelle

Mischa Benoit-Lavelle is an editor for Tunisia Live and a blogger for The Huffington Post. He is also a freelance journalist and translator specializing in Europe and North Africa. He got his start covering local politics for The New Haven Advocate, and his articles and translations from French and Swedish have since appeared in numerous print and online sources. Mischa is the holder of a BA in comparative literature from the American University of Paris, speaks five languages, and is an itinerant traveler. Mischa currently resides in Tunis, Tunisia, where he is a covering the emergence of the Arab Spring’s first democracy. He can be reached by e-mail at mbenoitlavelle@gmail.com.

Oct. 25, 2011

Will Tunisia Be Able to Form a New Government?

Some worry that Tunisia's historic October 23rd elections could create the opportunity for a massive power grab, depending on who wins and how they approach their new responsibility.