All Articles

Search by
Clear All
7 Results

Over the past several months, universities in America and Europe have been at the center of protests over Gaza. So why have Arab universities been silent, despite their rich history of activism?

Mohammed Masbah

As a region, the economies of the Middle East and North Africa sit at the bottom of world rankings on transparency. With this affecting everything from levels of corruption to foreign direct investment and resilience to external shocks, countries in the MENA region would be best served by creating more transparency and sharing accurate information.

Robert P. Beschel Jr., Tarik M. Yousef

Controversial comments from the President Kais Saied have spotlighted the issue of race in Tunisia, and triggered both attacks on black migrants and citizens and popular backlash. What’s driving the issue and how is it adding to Tunisia’s woes?

Nejla Ben Mimoune

Elections in Tunisia this week produced the lowest voting turnout in the world. Is the country’s democratic project on the brink, and what can save it?

Larbi Sadiki

ME Council's experts survey the region’s socio-political and economic landscape and offer their outlooks for the year ahead.

Ranj Alaaldin, Nader S. Kabbani, Nejla Ben Mimoune, Galip Dalay, Faozi Al-Goidi, Adel Abdel Ghafar, Omar H. Rahman

The month of September ended in tragedy for several families in the small coastal city of Zarzis in southern Tunisia. Around 18 young people went missing during an attempt to reach Europe, believing a tiny boat would carry them to a land of more opportunity. Yet, like many before them, they never reached their destination… Continue reading Why Do Young Tunisians Trust the Sea over Their Country?

Nejla Ben Mimoune