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July 18, 2011

Religion
Islam and Arab Political Change

Arab world pro-democracy movements raise questions about how much Islam will figure into the political calculus in emerging governments in Tunisia and Egypt, as well as new ones that might arise else…

January 18, 2011

Politics and Government
Tunisia - The Weekend After

A protester chants slogans as she holds a placard during a demonstration in downtown Tunis January 18, 2011. Tunisia’s new coalition government hit trouble on Tuesday, with three ministers quitting a…

Tunisia - The Weekend After

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Session Three: Islam and Politics

DEBORAH AMOS: (In progress) -- council meeting, so whatever you all say will be on the record.I'm going to introduce our panel. I'll do it shortly; otherwise, we can spend all day with their accompl…

October 24, 2011

Middle East and North Africa
Tunisia’s Democratic Test Still Awaits

A vendor sits in his shop in Sidi Bou Sai, a popular tourist district, north of Tunisia on October 22, 2011 (Jamal Saidi/Courtesy Reuters). Tunisia’s first truly free elections also mark the first e…

Tunisia’s Democratic Test Still Awaits

March 29, 2012

Middle East and North Africa
Islam and Politics

Isobel Coleman, Ed Husain, and Michael Willis discuss the relationship between Islam and politics following the Arab uprisings, including how Islam affects women's and minority rights, democracy, and…

May 22, 2013

Gender
Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

RACHEL VOGELSTEIN: Welcome, everyone, to the Council on Foreign Relations. We are here tonight to mark the release of the first-ever report on child marriage from the council, and we are very fort…

May 22, 2013

Gender
Child Marriage and U.S. Foreign Policy

Mary Robinson and Geeta Rao Gupta discuss the Council on Foreign Relations report, Ending Child Marriage: How Elevating the Status of Girls Advances U.S. Foreign Policy Objectives. In the report, aut…

September 25, 2013

Tunisia
A Conversation with Mohamed Moncef Marzouki

Mohamed Moncef Marzouki, president of Tunisia, discusses the Arab uprisings and the Tunisian initiative on creating an International Constitutional Court.

September 25, 2013

Tunisia
The Arab Spring and International Constitutionalism

Mohamed Moncef Marzouki discusses the Arab Spring and the Tunisian initiative on creating an International Constitutional Court.

April 22, 2011

Yemen
Weekend Reading

A woman weaves a carpet at a factory in Mashad, east of Tehran (Caren Firouz/Courtesy Reuters) Qifa Nabki on the Lebanese stalemate in forming a new government. Joshua Landis on Syria Comme…

Weekend Reading