from From the Potomac to the Euphrates and Middle East Program

Weekend Reading: Rediscovering Saddam, Revisiting Tunisia’s Democracy, and Reviewing the Islamic State

June 12, 2015

Blog Post
Blog posts represent the views of CFR fellows and staff and not those of CFR, which takes no institutional positions.

More on:

Iraq

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Tunisia

Victor Argo revisits the persona of longtime Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

Nadia Marzouki and Hamza Meddeb question the assumptions behind the claim that Tunisia is a democratic success story.

Malise Ruthven takes an inside look at the self-declared Islamic State as she reviews Abdel Bari Atwan’s latest book on the organizational efficiency and digital prowess of the terror group.

More on:

Iraq

Terrorism and Counterterrorism

Tunisia

Close