The Qatar Crisis Polarizes Tunisia

July 20, 2020

Like many Arab and African countries, Tunisia has faced pressures as a consequence of the three-year-long Gulf crisis.

What Is the Key to Tunisia Successfully Beating COVID-19?

June 08, 2020

Although other nations, such as New Zealand, have received kudos for their handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, one country that has not received the praise it is due from the international media brigade is Tunisia. The small North African country with a fragile economy has achieved a...

Will COVID-19 Change Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia?

April 27, 2020

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 spread to North Africa more than two months ago. Since then, there has been speculation among observers that the effects on society, the economy and political life may be changed in both the short term with people’s habits and the long term as...

Iran’s Destabilizing Agenda in North Africa

September 18, 2019

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s foreign policy is largely based on its revolutionary anti-Western rhetoric and hostility toward the US and some of Washington’s close allies in the Middle East. Since 1979, Tehran has relied on local proxies in the region, such as Lebanese Hezbollah, as well as a...

The Threat of ISIS in Tunisia

September 11, 2019

Since 2011, Tunisia has been widely recognized as the Arab Spring’s only success story. But the North African state's political transition faces grave threats.

Mixed Messages for Morocco and Tunisia

May 22, 2019

There’s good and ugly economic news in Morocco and Tunisia, according to Oxfam and the IMF. Two recent reports highlight the challenges of developing an equitable and high-performing economy in North Africa. While Morocco and Tunisia have demonstrated a degree of political will in announcing...

The Startup Scene Thrives in Tunisia