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December 4, 2017

Tunisia
International Women's Day in Tunisia Women’s Rights Reforms in Tunisia Offer Hope

This post is co-authored by Maiya Moncino, research associate for international economics, at the Council on Foreign Relations.  The Arab Spring fostered hope for democratic reforms across the Mid…

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Implications of the Arab Uprisings

The Council on Foreign Relations and St. Antony's College, University of Oxford, held a two day symposium on May 29 and May 30, 2012, which featured six panels discussing the implications of the Arab…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Session Four: Regional Consequences: The Geopolitics of the Changing Middle East

MICHAEL SLACKMAN: I'm Michael Slackman. I'm the deputy foreign editor with The New York Times now. Previously, I had been in the Middle East for eight years. We have a distinguished panel here today…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
The Arab Uprisings: How Did We Get Here?

Margaret MacMillan, warden at University of Oxford's St. Antony's College and professor of history at University of Toronto, gives an overview of the Arab uprisings and discusses the historical conte…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Keynote: The Arab Uprisings: How Did We Get Here?

RICHARD HAASS: Good evening. Welcome to the Council on Foreign Relations. And we're very glad to have all of you here for what is now the fifth symposium in a series supported by the Hauser Foundati…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Prospects for Democracy

Elliott Abrams, CFR's senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies, and Michael Willis, director of the Middle East Centre and King Mohamed VI fellow in Moroccan and Mediterranean studies at University o…

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Session One: Prospects for Democracy

JAMES LINDSAY: Good morning, everyone. I'm Jim Lindsay, director of studies here at the Council on Foreign Relations. And on behalf of Richard Haass and the Council on Foreign Relations, I want to w…