Caught Between Two Identities: Women’s Movements in Morocco and Tunisia (Part 2/2)

September 28, 2013

Women’s movements in Morocco and Tunisia are at a crossroads. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here. Moroccan and Tunisian women’s movements have encountered both institutional and individual level resistance from state and society following the recent Arab...

Caught Between Two Identities: Women’s Movements in Morocco and Tunisia (Part 1/2)

September 19, 2013

Women’s movements in Morocco and Tunisia are at a crossroads. This is the first of a two part series. “This is a critical time. There are two steps in a revolution: You break it and then you build something new. That’s the hardest.” Moroccan and Tunisian women’s...

Blurred Lines: When is National Security No Longer an Excuse?

August 09, 2013

Snowden's controversial disclosures reignite the debate over national security vs civil liberties. Background In early June, Edward Snowden, a US intelligence employee, disclosed highly classified documents to the Guardian and the Washington Post, revealing that the United States and United...