Anouar Boukhars discusses his recent Carnegie paper on Tunisia’s marginalized border regions.
More than six years after the revolution that ousted former president Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia’s border regions remain hotbeds of social discontent and agitation.
Tunisia’s unemployment rate and sharp regional economic inequalities are undermining faith in elite settlements and state institutions.
The legal battle over Tiran and Sanafir has exposed opposition from among Egypt’s elites even though the parliament’s and judiciary’s approval of the transfers represents a victory for the regime.
The Moroccan authorities are unsuccessfully using their influence over religious discourse and the media to try to turn the public against protesters in the Rif.
President Trump’s plan to slash military aid to Tunisia, a country on the front lines with the self-proclaimed Islamic State, is both misguided and dangerous.
The ongoing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors offers insight into U.S. interests in the Middle East, and the Gulf in particular.
There is a growing divide between young people and the Tunisian government, an issue that has taken on greater importance over the past month, as Tunisian authorities struggle with how to address the massive protests in the country’s southern regions.
A diplomatic crisis has hit the Gulf after six regional countries severed ties with Qatar.
In an interview, Carnegie’s Intissar Fakir discusses ongoing protests in Morocco’s north.