This all-day conference brings together leading scholars from around the world to examine security and governance challenges in the Maghreb-Sahel.
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace hosted a review of its first Arab Experts Survey. Conducted in both English and Arabic, the survey represents the views of more than one hundred accomplished political thinkers representing almost every Arab country.
The spread of protests in Tunisia since mid-January reveals the depth of its unresolved and festering socio-economic crisis and exposes how little has changed in the relationship between the police and the general public since the 2011 uprising.
Despite over two decades of partnership, it is unclear whether the EU’s approach toward Tunisia has increased the country’s economic and social wealth.
Upheaval in Nidaa Tounes comes at a bad time for Tunisia, but it may also create an opportunity for an effective opposition party to emerge in parliament.
As the country with the only peaceful Arab revolution, Tunisia has made remarkable progress since 2011. But major challenges remain.
The Nidaa Tounes party’s internal divide and public rift are discrediting it with the Tunisian public.
Counterterrorism can be truly effective only through accountable, legitimate and professional policing.
Peaceful Salafi political parties are losing strength in Egypt and Tunisia while the popularity of Salafi-jihadi movements aiming to build an Islamic state by force is increasing.
For Tunisians, winning the Nobel Prize evoked a great sense of pride, but it also stirred up profound concerns about the fate of their budding political transition.