Tunisia leaders urged to rethink anti-jihad strategy

Tunisia police stand guard in front of the country's closed border with Libya on November 26, 2015 in Ras JdirTunisia’s leaders faced calls Thursday to rethink their strategy in the fight against extremism, following a suicide bombing by the Islamic State group that killed a dozen presidential guards. The struggle against Islamist violence has taken on added urgency for North African nation following three major attacks there this year by IS, which has made Tunisia one of its main targets. Authorities closed the border with strife-wracked Libya for 15 days, imposing a nationwide state of emergency and a night-time curfew in Tunis after 12 presidential guards were killed in Tuesday’s blast.

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