Tagged: Arab Spring

Middle East Weekly podcast

Podcast: Hosni Mubarak freed from prison

Middle East Weekly’s 11th episode analyzes the release of Egypt’s ex-president, convicted for the killing of protesters in 2011’s uprising, and what this means for Egypt post-Arab Spring. We also...

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Tunisia’s long path to democracy

Six years ago, Tunisians succeeded in changing the course of history – but low trust and political participation could thwart its democratic transition.

President Clinton: The Arab world’s perspective

  For Republicans, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s Middle East policy has been a lightning rod. In addition to Clinton’s email scandal, Republicans have frequently criticized positions the former secretary...

Tunisia, Five Years Later: What’s Changed?

Five years ago, Tunisians – after weeks of anti-government protests following the self-immolation of fruit vendor Mohamed Bouazizi – succeeded in ousting dictator Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali. In the months...