Tunisia Feels Heat from the GCC

emirates_airbus_a380_aircraft_plane_airplane_airport_jet_technology-868201

by Giorgio Cafiero and Khalid al-Jaber On December 22, tension between Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) heated up. Citing “credible security information” about militant female members of the Islamic State (ISIS or IS) planning on entering the UAE… Continue Reading  

Tunisia: New Leaders, Old Challenges

tunisie-youssef-chahed-nomme-premier-ministre

by Ryan J. Suto The current US presidential campaign debate on Middle East policy has focused disproportionately on the US response to the Islamic State (ISIS or IS). This series will focus instead on five alternative Middle East policy challenges… Continue Reading  

The Secret to Winning the Nobel Peace Prize

Medal_Nobel_Peace_Prize

by Rebecca Gordon This year’s Nobel Peace Prize went to Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet “for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy… in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011.” The Quartet is a group of… Continue Reading