Tunisia: In Sun and Shadow—A Special Report
Monday, 8 August 2016
It's the country often billed as the sole success story of the Arab Spring—but five years on, the reality is far more fraught. This week, Democracy Lab—a Legatum Institute project with Foreign Policy magazine—has launched a series of case studies that look at why Tunisians are still struggling to make sense of their revolution.
The System is Rotten: Corruption and Reform in Tunisia
Wednesday, 2 March 2016
Having recently returned from two months of fieldwork investigating corruption and economic reform in Tunisia, Fadil Aliriza, Visiting Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute, led an off-the-record discussion with analysts, academics and journalists.
Tunisia at Risk: Will counter-terrorism undermine the revolution?
Monday, 16 November 2015
Fadil Aliriza, Legatum Institute Senior Visiting Fellow, is the author of a new paper that analyses successive Tunisian government responses to terrorism and considers the relation between these responses and the future of the country’s democratic transition.
In Defence of Tunisia’s Democratic Sovereignty
Wednesday, 23 September 2015
Tunisia's sovereignty is already at risk, and its destiny now seems to depend largely on negotiations between an international oligarchy and the national plutocracy, writes Fadil Aliriza and Nadia Marzouki (openDemocracy)
Terror in Tunisia: Security, Politics, and Democratic Reform
Tuesday, 8 September 2015
Fadil Aliriza, Visiting Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute, presented the findings of his recent research trip examining Tunisia’s response to terrorism and the risks to both democracy and security in the country.
To Cope with Terror, Tunisia Needs More Democracy
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Citizenship as an inclusive project that gives hope through shared struggle is a powerful vaccine against violent ideology, writes Fadil Aliriza, Visiting Fellow at the Legatum Institute (Middle East Eye)
Old Political Habits in Tunisia
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Contentious politics in a strong, empowered parliament could help Tunisia prevent the consolidation of political power in the executive branch, writes Fadil Aliriza, Visiting Senior Fellow to the Legatum Institute's Transitions Forum.
The Second Arab Awakening - Book Launch
Wednesday, 23 April 2014
The Legatum Institute in cooperation with the Council for Arab-British Understanding (Caabu), hosted Marwan Muasher, Vice President for Studies at the Carnegie Endowment and former Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of Jordan, to launch his new book 'The Second Arab Awakening and the Battle for Pluralism'.
The Role of Economics in Democratic Transitions: The Case of Tunisia
Thursday, 20 June 2013
Speaking at a lecture in Washington, DC, former advisor to the Prime Minister of Tunisia Mondher Ben Ayed was optimistic about Tunisia’s development and argues that tackling economic challenges is essential for Tunisia’s future stability and success.
The Dynamics for Transition in Tunisia
Thursday, 20 June 2013
As part of the Legatum Institute's 'Transitions Lecture Series', organised in partnership with the National Endowment for Democracy’s International Forum for Democratic Studies and World Affairs, business leader and former government advisor Mondher Ben Ayed analyses the economic challenges of Tunisia’s transition.