Tagged: Tunisia

Tunisia flags

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.

Pro-Morsi protesters

Is Islamism a threat to democracy?

Since the turn of the millennium, discussion on political Islam has subsumed much of the discourse on the contemporary Middle East – both in the US and Europe, as well...

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...