In Sidi Bouzid and Siliana, Tunisians hope that upcoming municipal elections will inject new life into a marginalized periphery.
Tunisia’s strong, secular education system and diverse school curriculums have fostered openness, critical thinking, and debate—something the country’s neighbors can learn from.
Although Maghreb states have tended to pursue border security unilaterally, increased transnational coordination at the local level offers a more sustainable approach.
The Maghreb continues to see a rise in discontent and militancy due to governmental indifference towards marginalized border regions.
Tunisia will hold municipal elections on May 6, in a step aimed at devolving more power to local authorities.
In an interview, Ennahda’s Oussama Sghaier talks about Tunisia’s democracy and the government’s credibility problem.
Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission is facing a host of problems, including internal disputes and public apathy.
Given Tunisia’s smaller size and its receptivity to U.S. assistance, an American investment in Tunisia can pay real dividends. But President Trump’s proposed aid reduction shows he sees little importance in the nascent democracy.
Tunisia is about to pass landmark legislation that criminalizes racial bias against the country’s black community.
A discussion on lessons learned from the Arab Peace Initiative, the two-state solution, and the future direction of Jordan.