One year ago, Tunisian President Kais Saied’s self-coup put the country’s democratic transition in jeopardy. Carnegie experts examine the key aspects of Tunisia’s stalled transition through a comparative lens, both with other countries’ transitions and Tunisia’s own sectoral changes over time.
The multifaceted tensions simmering south of Europe pose major challenges to the EU. Although the bloc has already embarked on some important foreign policy initiatives, more concrete and sustained actions must be implemented.
To examine the implications of the Russia-Ukraine conflict for Europe, the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center is organizing a public panel discussion on Wednesday, July 20 from 16:00 till 17:30 Beirut time with Benedetta Berti, Marc Pierini and Sinan Ülgen.
In an interview, Armenak Tokmajyan talks about Sarmada, Syria’s border with Turkey, and why the status quo there may change.
Turkey, Finland, and Sweden must now act in good faith and move beyond lingering resentments.
In Turkey, green protests can go beyond environmental issues and include demands for more inclusive and transparent governance. But while climate activism can help keep the opposition alive, the country’s democratic future is still in question.
Join Carnegie for a timely discussion about Turkey’s motives in rejecting recent NATO bids and what the United States and European members can do to push them forward.
As NATO prepares for its summit in Madrid next week, Turkey is in the headlines for holding up Finland and Sweden’s bids to join the Alliance—irking not only the two candidate countries, but also their would-be NATO allies.
At the end of the day, the solution to the current impasse will have to be found between Turkey and the two candidate countries. NATO should make every effort to encourage these efforts with innovative ideas and its renowned ability of word smithing.