Which style of Islam will prevail in Tunisia?
Which style of Islam will prevail in Tunisia?
With the historic inauguration of the Constituent Assembly, Tunisians will have the opportunity to put political and social theory into practice, writes Intissar Kherigi.
Ursula Lindsey compares and contrasts the democratic transitions of Tunisia and Egypt, pointing out the challenges facing Egypt as Tunisian elections progress smoothly.
Regional analyst Issandr El Amrani discusses the reasons for electoral dithering in post-revolutionary Egypt and Tunisia.
George Friedman details the recent surge of revolutions occurring throughout the Middle East.
Thomas Fuller discusses what role Islam will play in the new political landscape of Tunisia.
Peter Coy writes on the worldwide problem of youth unemployment and its repercussions.
This Los Angeles Times article by Borzou Daragahi states that the Tunisian Revolution was the culmination of tensions between the haves and have-nots in a nation where a brutal regime treated the people like serfs.
This Time article argues that despite the initial similarities to the Tunisian revolution, Egypt lacks the educational infrastructure and military sympathy to properly rebel against the government.
Thomas Carothers of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace argues that the recent uprising in Tunisia demonstrates the potential for citizens to rise up against authoritarianism.
Sustainable energy and technology can curb climate change and meet projected growth in demand for energy but only if key decisions are made within the next five years, according to a new WWF report. Climate Solutions: WWF's vision for 2050 concludes that sustainable technologies can meet global projected energy demand while avoiding the most dangerous impacts of climate change. But it warns that the governmental policies needed to propel this transition are not now in place, or even in prospect in most cases.
Tunisia was struck by a terrible act of terrorism today: gunmen, presumably of Islamist persuasion, stormed the Bardo museum in the capital, Tunis, killing tourists indiscriminately. Early news accounts suggest that at least 19 people were killed before security forces stormed the building and killed the terrorists.
Isobel Coleman discusses how Western countries can support Tunisia's democratization.
Elliott Abrams says the United States should be leading efforts to protect freedom of the press in Tunisia.
Elliott Abrams says the recent wave of uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen show the people of the Middle East are not "beyond the reach of liberty."
Steven A. Cook analyzes the Tunisian military's next steps in the wake of the uprising.
Isobel Coleman discusses Yemeni reactions to the uprisings in Tunisia.
Mohamad Bazzi argues that the U.S. response to the uprising in Tunisia demonstrates Washington's preference for stability over democracy.
Tunisian President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki joins Reed Kramer, chief executive officer of AllAfrica Global Media to discuss Tunisia's transition to democracy, the upcoming presidential election, and the region.
The authors argue that the United States has responded inadequately to the rise of Chinese power and recommend placing less strategic emphasis on the goal of integrating China into the international system and more on balancing China's rise.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
Ashley's War tells the poignant and gripping story of a groundbreaking team of female American warriors who served alongside Special Operations soldiers in Afghanistan. More
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
This revolutionary new look at volatility and crisis in oil markets explores the conditions in which oil supply fears arise, gain popularity, and eventually wane. More
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