• Op-Eds

    Why did the Democratic Transition Succeed in Tunisia while Failing in Other Countries (AR)

    Jan 24, 2017Radwan Ziadeh

    The Tunisian democratic experiment is very attractive to analysts and researchers seeking to understand the social and political makings of a successful democr…

  • Op-Eds

    Radwan Ziadeh: Tunisia Sets the Example Time and Again

    Nov 30, 2016Radwan Ziadeh

    Not only was Tunisia the first country to initiate the Arab Spring, but it was also the first country to start a transitional justice process to look for, and …

  • Washington Policy Weekly
    LevantMigrants, Refugees, and IDPs

    Congressional Update

    Jun 24, 2016

    The House abruptly adjourned on June 22 amid chaos when Democrats staged a sit-in on the House floor disrupting proceedings.  Led by civil rights icon Represen…

  • Research Paper
    EgyptDemocracy and Governance

    The Gender Paradox of Arab Democracy

    Jun 22, 2016Tamara Kharroub

    On 17 December 2010, 26-year-old Tunisian street vendor Tarek al-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi was slapped across the face in front of a crowd and insulted by a munic…