Violent protests have erupted across the Mediterranean as simmering discontent among the populace has boiled over to threaten those in power. Today’s headlines tell the story—

The revolution in Tunisia is just ten days old, and the capital city is still on edge as power is brokered among the remaining politicians. The troubles in Beirut and Tirana can be traced to longstanding political struggles, but the uprising in Tunis has sparked the Cairo demonstrations. Observers warn that citizens of other Arab capitals may be emboldened to act as social media help spread the indignation and fervor.

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Michael Hartung, editor of Healthy Travel Blog, serves as head of Product Development at HTH Worldwide. Mike is responsible for all product strategy and development for the company. Mike has over twenty years of successful product innovation to his credit. He has played a senior management role in three start-up companies and has built complex organizations in rapid growth environments. Prior to joining HTH in 2000, he served as President of U.S. Healthcare’s Workers Comp Advantage subsidiary, which he co-founded with Angelo Masciantonio. Mike has also served in senior roles at Aon Consulting, Vantage Health Partners and Managed Health Care Services. Mike earned an M.B.A. from New York University, an M.A. from Duke University and a B.A. from Carleton College.

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