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Evening Report: Cross To North Africa - Yasmine Ryan on ISIS - episode 4 crosses to Tunisia to talk with New Zealand foreign correspondent Yasmine Ryan about North Africa and the threat from ISIS in that region.

Run sheet:

Welcome Yasmine to EveningReport...

Q: What's the current security situation in Tunisia?

Q: How does the security threat personally impact on you - and others working in North Africa?

Now only a couple of weeks ago in mid-March terrorists struck at the Bardo Museum.

Q: What happened there? And were there rumblings, warnings, or chatter on the streets that an attack may be imminent?

I understand ISIS and al Qaeda have both claimed responsibility for the Bardo attack...

Q: What is this about?

Q: Why do you believe western commentators have overlooked the significance of the ISIS/al Qaeda threat in North Europe?

ISIS in North Africa. Image sourced from
ISIS in North Africa. Image sourced from

Q: What are the most notable warning signs, in your view?

Q: When we look at terror entities, should we still separate ISIS from al Qaeda? What is the difference between the two?

Q: Is ISIS signalling the beginning of an ongoing terror campaign in North Europe? If so, what effect is this having on the state governments in the region?

Q: Do you believe ISIS is aware New Zealand has joined the US-led coalition? And if so, what does this mean for New Zealand and New Zealanders - here and abroad?

Q: And, are you safe up there?

Q: Why is it important to you that you base yourself so close to a world threat?

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