Lack of development and marginalization by the centralized government in Tunis have created intense resentment within the border regions.
Carnegie’s Tunisia Monitor project convened a day-long workshop in Tunis to discuss the issue of combating corruption in Tunisia.
The Carnegie Middle East program hosted Tunisian Member of Parliament Olfa Soukri Cherif to discuss Tunisia’s economic and political challenges.
The Kamour sit-in’s self-sufficient organization, open participatory style, mostly peaceful tactics, and realistic demands—along with the government’s understanding and relative openness to dialogue—is a model that barely exists in other Arab countries.
Anouar Boukhars discusses his recent Carnegie paper on Tunisia’s marginalized border regions.
Attempting to appease both Tunisia’s international lenders and its domestic socioeconomic movements has eroded the government’s political capital.
How effective have Youssef Chahed’s policies been at addressing Tunisia’s underlying issues?
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.
Despite widespread praise for Youssef Chahed’s anti-corruption efforts, they also risk inflaming elite tensions and undermining Tunisia’s democratic transition.
In an interview, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed discusses his recent Washington visit.